Everything is progressing toward the ULA Atlas V launch carrying the Mars 2020 mission for NASA.
The mission is set to lift off on Thursday, July 30 from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Today’s forecast shows an 80 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch.
The two-hour launch window begins at 7:50 a.m. EDT.
Please see the Atlas V Mars 2020 mission overview here: https://www.ulalaunch.com/docs/default-source/launch-booklets/mars2020_mobrochure_200717.pdf
Launch Forecast Summary:
Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 20%
Primary concerns: Cumulus Cloud Rule, Thick Cloud Layer Rule
Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay: 10%
Primary concern: Cumulus Cloud Rule
Live broadcast coverage of launch will begin at 7 a.m. EDT on July 30.
Live launch updates and webcast available at: www.ulalaunch.com
Heather McFarland- photo ULA