National Reconnaissance Office NROL-67 Set for Launch

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ULA Atlas V on the pad.

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rolled out to Space Launch Complex-41 today with the National Reconnaissance Office (NROL-67) classified satellite. Launch is set for tomorrow at 1:45 p.m. EDT.

Weather conditions are favorable with only a 10% chance of violating the weather constraints.

Satellite Coordinates
ALL TIMES PACIFIC STANDARD TIME
BARS AND TONE - 12:55 P.M.
PROGRAM START - 1:25 P.M.
LAUNCH TIME - 1:45 P.M.

TRANSMISSION FOR DIGITAL HIGH DEFINITON
SATELLITE: SES 2
TRANSPONDER: 21
BAND: C-Band Digital
ORBITAL POSITION: 87 degrees west
CARRIER: SES Americom
HD BANDWIDTH: 18 MHz (half transponder 'AB')
DOWNLINK FREQ: 4111 MHz (Horizontal)
UPLINK FREQ: 6336 MHz (Vertical)
SYMBOL RATE: 13
FEC: ¾
DATA RATE: 17.9705
DVBS-QPSK
MPEG-2
AUDIO EMBEDDED

Weather Forecast

Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 10%
Primary concern(s): Thick Clouds

Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay: 20%
Primary concern(s): Thick Clouds and Cumulus Clouds

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