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Atlas V Rocket equipped with weather satellite prepares for launch

The United Launch Alliance is in final preparations to launch its rocket that will carry the Joint Polar Satellite System mission early in the morning of Nov. 10.

News 12 Staff

Nov 6, 2022, 1:15 AM

Updated 595 days ago

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The Atlas V Rocket equipped with a very important weather satellite is about to blast off.
The United Launch Alliance is in final preparations to launch its rocket that will carry the Joint Polar Satellite System mission early in the morning of Nov. 10.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's polar-orbiting satellite is the second in the series, which will aid in helping scientists predict and prepare for extreme weather events.
It will launch from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.


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