Cold front may delay launch of mysterious X-37B mini-shuttleSubmitted by emalvini on Mon, 12/10/2012 - 22:20
Cold front may delay launch of mysterious X-37B mini-shuttle
Atlas V rocket set to blast off at 1:03 p.m. Tuesday
12:55 PM, Dec 10, 2012
CAPE CANAVERAL -- An Atlas V rocket is poised for launch on its Cape Canaveral pad today, but the forecast for the planned launch Tuesday of a military mini-shuttle is not favorable.
The United Launch Alliance rocket and an Air Force X-37B spacecraft are scheduled to blast off at 1:03 p.m. Tuesday at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Launch Complex 41.
The launch window extends through 6:03 p.m.
However, a cold front is expected to sweep into central Florida Tuesday, bringing with it a high probability of cloudy conditions, rain showers and isolated thunderstorms.