Status Report

ULA Atlas V GOES-S Launch Set for March 1

By SpaceRef Editor
February 27, 2018
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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
Launch Broadcast
Live launch coverage will begin at 4:30 p.m. ET on March 1.
Web cast available at:

SpaceRef staff editor.