Everything is progressing toward the ULA Delta IV Heavy launch carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office.
The mission is set to lift off on Saturday, Sept. 26 from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Today’s forecast shows a 60 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The launch time is 12:14 a.m. EDT.
Please see the Delta IV Heavy NROL-44 mission profile video here: https://youtu.be/rp1alc74k28
Launch Forecast Summary:
Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 40%
Primary concerns: Thick Cloud Layer Rule, Debris Clouds Rule
Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay: 30%
Primary concern: Thick Cloud Layer Rule
Live broadcast coverage of launch will begin at 11:54 p.m. ET on Sept. 25.Live launch updates and webcast available at: www.ulalaunch.com
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
BARS + TONE – 11:24 P.M. (FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25)
PROGRAM START – 11:53 P.M. (FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25)
LAUNCH – 12:14 A.M. (SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26)