ULA Delta IV Heavy Rocket Launch from Cape Canaveral Receives ‘Go’ for Launch Thursday Night
By Space Coast Daily // December 10, 2020
UPDATE: launch is now targeted for 8 p.m. ET
BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket launch team has received a ‘Go’ for launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Thursday night at 8 p.m. ET.
Latest weather report by the 45th Weather Squadron shows conditions are 90-percent favorable for Thursday’s rocket launch.
• Rocket: Delta IV Heavy
• Mission: NROL-44
• Launch Date and Time: Targeting Thurs., Dec. 10 at 8 p.m. EST, pending range availability.
• Launch Location: Space Launch Complex-37, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket will launch the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). Liftoff will occur from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
This will be 142nd mission for United Launch Alliance and our 30th for the NRO. It is the 385th Delta launch since 1960, the 12th Delta IV Heavy and the 8th Heavy for the NRO.
Coverage of the launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV.
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