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L-1 Media Update: ULA Atlas V OFT-2 Mission Set to Launch August 3

Hello,
Everything continues to progress towards the launch of the United Launch Alliance (ULA) OFT-2 mission for NASA and Boeing. Launch is planned for Tues., Aug. 3 at 1:20 p.m. EDT, from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Fla.
Today's forecast shows a 60 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch.
Please see the Atlas V Starliner mission page for live launch updates and webcast here<https://www.ulalaunch.com/missions/next-launch/atlas-v-starliner-oft-2>.
Pre-launch processing photos can be found here<https://www.flickr.com/photos/ulalaunch/albums/72157718029788561>.

Launch Coverage
Credentialed media covering launch should meet at the NASA Press Site a couple of hours prior to launch on Tues., Aug. 3. Gate access hours start at 5 a.m. EDT.

MEDIA ONLY Countdown Audio
The countdown will be available to media via an audio dial in line which will be accessible to media beginning at 11:20 a.m. EDT, Aug. 3. The lines will end with the conclusion of the broadcast. The countdown audio line will include Channel 1 pre-launch and Channel 2 post launch. In the event of an anomaly, the audio lines will be discontinued. This line is not open to the public, it is for media access only.
OFT-2 Audio Access Information
Audio Connection: 800-360-9505 (WebEx Call-In)
Access Code: 199 499 9640

Launch Forecast Summary:
Overall probability of violating weather constraints: 40%
Primary concerns: Cumulus Cloud Rule, Lightning Rule, Thick Cloud Layer Rule

Launch Broadcast
Live broadcast coverage of launch will begin at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Aug. 3 and will broadcast live on NASA TV.
Live launch updates and webcast available at: www.ulalaunch.com<http://www.ulalaunch.com>
Join the conversation at www.facebook.com/ulalaunch<http://www.facebook.com/ulalaunch>, twitter.com/ulalaunch<http://www.twitter.com/ulalaunch> and instagram.com/ulalaunch<http://www.instagram.com/ulalaunch>.
 
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