Status Report

ULA Atlas V OSIRIS REx-Set For Sept. 8

By SpaceRef Editor
September 6, 2016
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The ULA Launch Readiness Review was completed today and everything is progressing toward the ULA Atlas V launch carrying the OSIRIS-REx mission for NASA. The mission is set to lift off on an Atlas V rocket on Thursday, Sept. 8 from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The launch window is 7:05-9:00 p.m. EDT. Today’s L-2 forecast shows an 80 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch.

Weather Forecast

Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 20%
Primary concerns: Cumulus Clouds

Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay: 30%
Primary concerns: Cumulus Clouds, Anvil Clouds

SpaceRef staff editor.