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Weather forecast for MAVEN launch remains 60 percent “Go”

November 17, 2013

MAVEN remains on schedule for launch on Monday, Nov. 18, at 1:28 p.m. EST, with a 60 percent opportunity to launch during the 2-hour window. (Courtesy NASA)

MAVEN remains on schedule for launch on Monday, Nov. 18, at 1:28 p.m. EST, with a 60 percent opportunity to launch during the 2-hour window. (Courtesy NASA)


Forecasters from the U.S. Air Force 45th Weather Squadron continue to predict a 60 percent chance of favorable weather for the launch of the MAVEN spacecraft at 1:28 p.m. EST Monday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 41.

MAVEN is scheduled to liftoff atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V at the beginning of a two hour launch window. Teams are working no technical issues and the countdown is targeted to pick up from the T-6 hour, 20 minute mark at 6:28 a.m. Monday.

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