The ULA and NASA Launch Readiness Review was completed today and everything is progressing toward the ULA Delta II ICESat-2 mission for NASA.

The mission is set to lift off on a Delta II rocket on Saturday, Sept.15 from Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

Today’s forecast shows a 100 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The 40-minute launch window begins at 5:46 a.m. PT.


Launch Forecast Summary:

Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 0%

Primary concerns: None

Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay: 0%

Primary concern: None

Launch Broadcast

Live broadcast coverage of launch will begin at 5:10 a.m. PT on Sept. 15.
Live launch updates and webcast available at:

Heather Mowad | ULA Communications photos