Status Report

ULA Delta IV GPS IIF-6 Launch Set for May 15, 8:08 p.m. EDT

By SpaceRef Editor
May 12, 2014
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Everything is progressing toward the Air Force’s GPS IIF-6 launch. The mission is set to lift off on a ULA Delta IV rocket on Thursday, May 15 from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The 18-minute launch window opens at 8:08 p.m. EDT. Today’s L-3 forecast shows a 30 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. 

Weather Forecast

Overall probability of violating weather constraints:  70% 

Primary concern(s):   Anvil Clouds, Cumulus Clouds, Lightning


Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay:  30%

Primary concern(s):  Cumulus Clouds, Solar Activity

SpaceRef staff editor.