Status Report

ULA Atlas V AFSPC-11 Mission Set to Launch

By SpaceRef Editor
April 11, 2018
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The ULA Atlas V rocket carrying the Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-11 mission for the U.S. Air Force is set to launch. The mission is set to lift off on Saturday, April 14 from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Today’s L-4 forecast shows an 80 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch.
Mission art for AFSPC-11 is attached.
Remote Camera Set Up
Credentialed media planning to put remote cameras on SLC-41 should meet at the Space and History Center no later than 2:30 p.m. on Friday, April 13.
Launch Forecast Summary:
Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 20%
Primary concerns: Cumulus Clouds
Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay: 70%
Primary concern: Lightning, Cumulus Clouds, Ground Winds
Heather Mowad | ULA Communications | | 321.423.5491 (c)

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