Everything is progressing toward the ULA Delta IV launch carrying the WGS-10 mission for the U.S. Air Force. The mission is set to lift off on Friday, March 15 from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Today’s forecast shows a 70 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The launch window begins at 6:56 p.m. ET and extends to 9:05 p.m. ET.
Please see the Delta IV WGS-10 mission profile video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-88p_ILCbes
Launch Forecast Summary:
Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 30%
Primary concerns: Cumulus Cloud Rule
Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay: 60%
Primary concern: Cumulus Cloud Rule, Disturbed Weather Rule, Flight Through Precipitation
Live broadcast coverage of launch will begin at 6:35 p.m. ET on March 15.
ALL TIMES EASTERN
FRIDAY, MARCH 15
BARS + TONE – 6:05 P.M.
PROGRAM START – 6:35 P.M.
WINDOW OPEN – 6:56 P.M.
Heather McFarland , ULA Communications