Everything is progressing toward the ULA Atlas V launch carrying the Lucy mission for NASA.
The mission is planned to lift off on Sat., Oct. 16 at 5:34 a.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. Today’s forecast shows a 90 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch.
Please see the Atlas V Lucy mission profile video
Launch Forecast Summary:
Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 10%
Primary concerns: Cumulus Cloud Rule
Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24-hour delay: 50%
Primary concern: Cumulus Cloud Rule, Ground Winds
Live broadcast coverage of launch will begin at 5 a.m. EDT on Oct. 16 and will broadcast live on NASA TV.
Live launch updates and webcast available at: www.ulalaunch.com
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-ULA – photos Scott Schilke