ULA Atlas V SBIRS GEO Flight 4 Mission Set to Launch January 18


Photo Caption: (Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Jan. 17, 2018) A ULA Atlas V rocket carrying the SBIRS GEO Flight 4 mission for the U.S. Air Force is rolled from the Vertical Integration Facility to the launch pad at Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch Complex-41. Photo courtesy of ULA.

 

Everything is progressing toward the ULA Atlas V launch carrying the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO Flight 4 mission for the U.S. Air Force.

The mission is set to lift off on a ULA Atlas V rocket on Thursday, Jan. 18 from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Today’s L-1 forecast shows a 90 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The launch time is 7:52 p.m. ET.

 

Launch Forecast Summary:

Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 10%

Primary concerns: Cumulus Clouds

 

ULA Atlas V SBIRS GEO Flight 4 Mission Set to Launch January 18

LAUNCH

THURSDAY, JANUARY 18

BARS + TONE – 7:01 P.M.
PROGRAM START – 7:32 P.M.

all times Eastern

 

 

Heather Mowad – photos ULA

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