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MINUTEMAN LAUNCH CANCELED

No reason was provided for the cancellation of the November 18 launch.

A final decision about our press conference will be made on Monday, November 16 insofar as the test could be back “on” at any moment.

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Comment from MacGregor Eddy
Time: November 15, 2009, 9:27 pm

Most of the experienced people in the area think it was cancelled due to Obama’s Asia/Pacific tour and the extremely bad public relations timing. We can take some small credit in helping make the world more aware of these launches. Many people in the world did not know the USA was still doing them.

so a cautious optimism and renewed dedication is in order.
If they re schedule it the protest is back ON, will all of the supporting groups endorsing it.

High praise to the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation for taking leadership in publicizing this launch. Bub Boothe’s courage and persistence is an example to us all.

see you at the gate at midnight at the next ICBM launch , maybe they will never have one again.

Let’s use the $21 million dollars saved for a clinic in Guadalupe or the Marshall Islands or both.

Comment from Sung-Hee
Time: November 16, 2009, 10:19 am

MacGregor,

It is so great that you always inform to us what is happening in the Vandenberg. You are right. If not, I can not know at all. Makiko in Japan is stepping a wonderful job for collecting voice against any missile launch to the Asia Pacific.

Please keep your great works!

Thanks always.

Sung-Hee

Comment from Makiko Sato
Time: November 16, 2009, 9:30 pm

Though cancelled this time, we voice from Japan our opposition to Minuteman3 launch anytime, and we thank you for your long-time efforts to stop that.―Hiroshi Fukui / Junko Okura/Kouichiro Toyoshima/ Mari Hoshikawa/ Kayoko Ikeda/Mariko Sakurai / Izumi Tanaka / Yasue Tanaka / Osami Nomura/ Kanji Miyasaka / Taku Tamala/Frank Chase/Yukie Tsutsui /Makiko Sato/

Comment from MacGregor Eddy
Time: November 17, 2009, 9:32 pm

Launch NOT cancelled, just postponed, peace protest is ON for whenever it is set.
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MINUTEMAN III LAUNCH DELAY
Vandenberg AFB News Release

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – The scheduled launch of an unarmed
Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile has been postponed.

The mission was scheduled to launch on Nov. 18 to gather accuracy and
reliability data. The postponement of this mission will allow for the
completion of ground testing prior to launching.

30th Space Wing public affairs will release the new launch date when
determined.

Comment from MacGregor Eddy
Time: November 17, 2009, 9:45 pm

The US Space Command has announced that the November 18 ICBM Minuteman III launch has NOT been cancelled, but only postponed. ( It was cancelled on Friday the 13th, when Obama arrived in Japan, it was set to be fired to Kwajalein while Obama was in South Korea)

I call on peace activist around the world to start planning a protest at their US embassy/consulate/diplomatic mission for the day of the launch when it is announced. I suspect it might be soon, the Marshall Islands report that the Ronald Reagan test site at Kwajalein is fully staffed for the launch. If you are in the US the nearest Air Force Base or Congressional office would be great.

I am going to Los Angeles today to start organizing this, please indicate what you think
MacGregor Eddy Womens International League for Peace and Freedom ,

Comment from MacGregor Eddy
Time: November 17, 2009, 10:31 pm

These Japanese wish to register their strong opposition to any ICBM launch

Hiroshi Fukui     Junko Okura Kouitirou Toyoshima Mari Hoshikawa
Kayoko Ikeda Mariko Sakurai Izumi Tanaka Yasue Tanaka
Osami Nomura    Kanji Miyasaka  Taku Tanaka   Frank Chase  Makiko Sato
Yukie Tsutsui

Comment from Sung-Hee Choi
Time: November 18, 2009, 4:42 am

I also informed to many Koreans. Koreans would have a rally at 7:30 pm for no-re-dispatch to Afghanistan and this news is very important for them as well.
Thanks very much for your great works.

http://nobasestorieskorea.blogspot.com/2009/11/no-usa-to-launch-icbm-on-nov-18-from.html

Sung-Hee

Comment from MacGregor Eddy
Time: November 28, 2009, 1:33 am

http://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dfpxc5ff_450c9xr4mch&interval=5&autoStart=true&loop=true

Protest at Travis, Edwards and Nellis Air Force Base
with Code Pink, see http://www.nodrones.org

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