Friday, May 06, 2011

Cloudy Weather Prompts Atlas V Launch Scrub

The Atlas V rocket launch was scrubbed as a result of cumulus clouds in the area around Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

The next opportunity to launch will be Saturday during a window that extends from 2:10 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. The storms that pushed bad weather into the area are expected to pass by 6 p.m. tonight.

The weather forecast for Saturday calls for a 90 percent chance of acceptable weather. The launch still has not been officially rescheduled but an attempt is expected to be made Saturday or Sunday.

1 comment:

tomcat said...

I think that is a lot of money going to a good cause. I would rather see them spend it on used cars
stopping something as to destroying something.