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Weather 90% ‘GO’ For Atlas V Rocket Launch From Cape Canaveral
6th UPDATE: New launch time is 6:42 p.m
5th UPDATE: New launch time is 6:32 p.m
4th UPDATE: New launch time is 6:27 p.m
3rd UPDATE: New launch time is 6:22 p.m
2nd UPDATE: New launch time is 6:17 p.m
UPDATE: New launch time is 6:07 p.m.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — Weather is 90% go for today’s launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 541 configuration rocket carrying a Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series (GOES-R) from Space Launch Complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
The mission has a one-hour launch window that is scheduled to open at at 5:42 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Saturday, November 19, 2016.
A live broadcast of the launch can be seen online beginning at 4:45 p.m. at http://www.ulalaunch.com/ and https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html#public
GOES-R is the first of four satellites to be launched for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA in a new and advanced series of weather spacecraft. Once in geostationary orbit, it will be known as GOES-16.