Thursday, April 10, 2014

Weather 90% 'GO' For Atlas V Rocket Launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- The launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 541 rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office (NROL-67) satellite from Space Launch Complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida is set to launch today, April 10, 2014 at 1:45 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time


The most recent forecast issued by the U.S. Air Force 45th Weather Squadron predicts a 90% chance of overall permissible weather conditions for launch.  The primary concerns for launch is thick clouds.



The launch had been previously delayed by a range instrumentation outage that is necessary to support the launch.