Everything continues to progress towards the ULA Atlas V launch carrying the USSF-8 mission for the U.S. Space Force. The mission is planned to lift off on Fri., Jan. 21 from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. 

Today’s forecast shows a 60 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The launch time will be released on Jan. 19.

Atlas V USSF-8 mission information available here.


Launch Forecast Summary:

Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 40%

Primary concerns: Thick Cloud Layer Rule, Cumulus Cloud Rule

Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24-hour delay: 30% 

Primary concern: Cumulus Cloud Rule

Launch Broadcast

Live broadcast coverage of launch available at: www.ulalaunch.com.

Live launch updates available at: www.ulalaunch.com.

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