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NROL-101

Atlas V 531

United Launch Alliance

Launch Status
Success

Weather Forecast During Launch


According to weather officials, there’s a 90% chance of favorable weather conditions at the time of the launch.

Mission


NROL-101

  • Type: Government/Top Secret
  • Orbit: Medium Earth Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $140,000,000

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

NROL-101

Location


Space Launch Complex 41

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 41 has witnessed the launch of 111 rockets, including 111 orbital launch attempts, while Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, has been the site for 942 rocket launches.

Space Launch Complex 41

Rocket


United Launch Alliance Atlas V 531

Atlas V with 5m Fairing, 3 SRB, 1 Centaur upper stage engine.

Atlas V 531

Agency


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.

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