Everything is progressing toward the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy Parker Solar Probe mission for NASA.
The mission is set to lift off on a Delta IV Heavy rocket on Saturday, Aug. 11 from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Live launch coverage will begin at 3 a.m. ET on Aug. 11.
Web cast available at: www.ulalaunch.com
Today’s forecast shows a 70 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The launch time is 3:33 a.m. ET.
Launch Forecast Summary:
Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 30%
Primary concerns: Cumulus Cloud Rule, Attached and Detached Anvil Cloud Rules
Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay: 40%
Primary concern: Attached and Detached Anvil Cloud Rules, Thick Cloud Rules
Heather Mowad – ULA