Favorable weather forecast for Sunday’s launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 from Cape

February 7, 2015 12:14 PM

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Favorable weather forecast for Sunday’s launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 from Cape

The forecast for Sunday's launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a space weather satellite is quite favorable. Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to be launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 6:10 pm, and there's a 90% chance of favorable weather while the instantaneous launch window arrives.

The Falcon 9 is launching the Deep Space Climate Observatory mission, known as DSCOVR. The spacecraft's monitoring of solar wind will allow the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide warnings about solar storms that could cause damage to power grids and satellites, replacing data...

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