Everything is progressing toward the ULA Atlas V launch carrying the AEHF-4 mission for the U.S. Air Force.

The mission is set to lift off on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Today’s forecast shows an 80 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The two hour launch window begins at 12:15 a.m. ET.

Please see the Atlas V AEHF-4 mission profile video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ir6zIbHGTuA

Launch Forecast Summary:

Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 20%

Primary concerns: Cumulus Clouds

Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay: 40%

Primary concern: Cumulus Clouds, Anvil Cloud Rule

Launch Broadcast

Live broadcast coverage of launch will begin at 11:55 p.m. ET on Oct. 16.

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

Heather Mowad – photos Scott SCHILKE AutoMobilSport.com and Spacenews.lu