Delta IV M+(5,2) | NROL-47

United Launch Alliance launch of a Delta IV M+(5,2) Rocket

Launch Status

United Launch Alliance was scheduled to launch a Delta IV M+(5,2) rocket as part of the NROL-47 mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission was on Fri, Jan 12th, 2018, 5:11 PM EST from Space Launch Complex 6, Vandenberg AFB, CA. The status of the launch was Success with a 80% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Delta IV M+(5,2) and experience the excitement for yourself.



Classified payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.


Space Launch Complex 6, Vandenberg AFB, CA

Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA


Delta IV M+(5,2)


United Launch Alliance

United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. ULA was formed in December 2006 by combining the teams at these companies which provide spacecraft launch services to the government of the United States. ULA launches from both coasts of the US. They launch their Atlas V vehicle from LC-41 in Cape Canaveral and LC-3E at Vandeberg. Their Delta IV launches from LC-37 at Cape Canaveral and LC-6 at Vandenberg.