The ULA Launch Readiness Review was completed today and everything is progressing toward the ULA Atlas V launch carrying the AEHF-5 mission for the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center.
The mission is set to lift off on Thursday, Aug. 8 from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Today’s forecast shows a 70 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The two hour launch window begins at 5:44 a.m. ET.
Please see the Atlas V AEHF-5 mission profile video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Su1MJ5pbYro
Launch Forecast Summary:
Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 30%
Primary concerns: Attached and Detached Anvil Cloud Rules
Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay: 20%
Primary concern: Attached and Detached Anvil Cloud Rules
Live broadcast coverage of launch will begin at 5:24 a.m. ET on Aug. 8.
Live launch updates and webcast available at: www.ulalaunch.com