Weather 70% “Go” for Wednesday’s Launch of ULA Delta IV Heavy Rocket Written 24 August 2020


A United Launch Alliance Delta 4-heavy rocket prepares to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's complex 37, December 2014 | Associated Press–©

Florida Today reports that “the weather forecast around Cape Canaveral looks favorable for the upcoming launch of United Launch Alliance’s three-core Delta IV Heavy rocket, the Space Force said Sunday.” Teams “at Launch Complex 37 will likely see 70% ‘go’ conditions for the planned 2:16 a.m. Wednesday liftoff, forecasters said, noting that cumulus clouds were the main concern.” The launch window could stay open until 6:25 a.m. “if additional time is needed.” The mission will see the Delta IV Heavy rocket launch a satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office.
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