The ULA Atlas V launch carrying the Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) GEO Flight 4 mission for the U.S. Air Force remains on track. The mission is set to lift off on a ULA Atlas V rocket on Friday, Jan. 19 from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Today’s forecast continues to show a 90 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The launch time is 7:48 p.m. ET.
Launch Forecast Summary:
Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 10%
Primary concerns: Cumulus Clouds
Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay: 30%
Primary concern: Cumulus Clouds, Thick Clouds
FRIDAY, JANUARY 19
BARS + TONE – 6:57 P.M.
PROGRAM START – 7:28 P.M.
Heather Mowad , photos ULA Communications