ULA set for Sunday launch from Space Coast

By Ashley Carter, Digital Media Producer
Last Updated: Saturday, December 17, 2016, 8:15 AM EST

United Launch Alliance will launch an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Sunday.

The rocket will carry the EchoStar XIX communications satellite, which will help expand high-speed in North America.

The two-hour launch winter opens at 1:27 p.m.

Sunday’s launch will mark the last one for United Launch Alliance in 2016.

The rocket will take off from Space Launch Complex 41.  As of Friday, forecasters say there is a 70 percent chance of favorable weather.