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- March 30, 2023
Atlas V Set to Launch New Weather Satellite on Thursday
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (ULA PR) — Everything is progressing toward the ULA Atlas V GOES-S mission for NASA and NOAA. The mission is set to lift off on an Atlas V rocket on Thursday, March 1 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 launch time is 5:02 p.m. ET.
Launch Forecast Summary
Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 20%
Primary concerns: Cumulus Clouds, Ground Winds
Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay: 20%
Primary concern: Cumulus Clouds
Live launch coverage will begin at 4:30 p.m. ET on March 1. Web cast available at: www.ulalaunch.com
Editor’s Note: The launch will also be shown on NASA TV.