ULA UPDATE: ULA Atlas V OTV-3 - Launch Set for Dec. 11


L-1: Monday

- 12:30 p.m.: Remote camera photographers meet in the Space Florida parking lot for escort to the SLC-41 to set cameras

L-0: Tuesday

- 11 a.m.: 45th SW/PA meets media in the Space Florida parking lot for escort to media launch viewing site
- The OTV-3 launch will be carried live beginning 20 minutes prior to launch and will conclude approximately 20 minutes after launch. A simulcast of the broadcast can be viewed here: http://www.ulalaunch.com/site/pages/Multimedia_Webcast.shtml

Weather Forecast

Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 60%;
Primary concern(s): Lightning, Cumulus Cloud, Disturbed Weather, Thick Cloud

Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24 hour delay: 60%;
Primary concern(s): Lightning, Cumulus Cloud, Disturbed Weather, Thick Cloud

Satellite Coordinates

BARS AND TONE - 12:13 p.m.
PROGRAM START - 12:43 p.m.

TRANSMISSION WILL BE DIGITAL HIGH DEFINITON

SATELLITE: 2/C21
TRANSPONDER: 21
BAND: C-Band Digital
ORBITAL POSITION: 87 degrees west
CARRIER: SES Americom
BANDWIDTH: 18 MHz (half transponder 'A&B')
UPLINK FREQ: 6336 MHz (Vertical)
DOWNLINK FREQ: 4111 MHz (Horizontal)
SYMBOL RATE: 13
FEC: 3/4
DATA RATE: 17.9705
DVBS-QPSK
MPEG-2
AUDIO EMBEDDED

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