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Atlas V to Launch NROL-42

  • Atlas V NROL-42 Mission ArtworkRocket: Atlas V 541
  • Mission: NROL-42
  • Launch Date: Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017
  • Launch Time: 10:30 p.m. PDT
  • Live Broadcast: Tune in to watch beginning at 10:10 p.m. PDT
  • Launch Location: Space Launch Complex 3, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California
Launch Notes: This launch will be ULA’s sixth of 2017 and 121st overall. NROL-42 will be the 25th mission that ULA has launched for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) since the company was founded in 2006. This mission will mark the 73rd Atlas V launch since its inaugural launch on Aug. 21, 2002.

Launch Updates: To keep up to speed with updates to the launch countdown, dial the ULA launch hotline at 1-877-852-4321 or join the conversation at www.facebook.com/ulalaunch, twitter.com/ulalaunch and instagram.com/ulalaunch; hashtags #AtlasV and #NROL42.

Go Atlas! Go Centaur! Go NROL-42!



Sept. 20, 2017: Mission profile video for the Atlas V NROL-42 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office.