Forecast Looks Good for Atlas V Launch

Atlas V rolled out at Cape Canaveral. (Credit: United Launch Alliance)
Atlas V rolled out at Cape Canaveral. (Credit: United Launch Alliance)

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. (April 9, 2014) — A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rolls out to Space Launch Complex-41 with a National Reconnaissance Office payload. Launch is set for Thursday, April 10 at 1:45 p.m. EDT. Designated NROL-67, the mission is in support of national defense.

Today’s forecast continues to show a 90 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch.

LAUNCH TIME – 1:45 P.M. EDT

Weather Forecast

Overall probability of violating weather constraints:
10%
Primary concern(s): Thick Clouds

Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay: 20%
Primary concern(s): Thick Clouds and Cumulus Clouds

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