Monday, October 1, 2012

40% Chance For Delta IV Thursday Launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- The launch of the GPS IIF-3 spacecraft aboard a Delta IV medium configuration rocket has a 40% weather chance for launch at 8:10 a.m. EDT on Thursday October 4, 2012 with a 19-minute launch window.


As of October 1, 2012,
The USAF 45th Weather Squadron says that there is a 40 percent chance overall of acceptable weather conditions at launch time, with a concern for thick cumulus clouds and precipitation. 


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Delta IV will carry the military GPS satellite into space from Space Launch Complex-37B at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.