NROL-52 Launch Set For October

It has been confirmed that the NROL-52 launch by United Launch Alliance has been rescheduled for October 6th. An Atlas V rocket will lift off from launch complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 4:03 am EDT with the classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office. 

Earlier this month Untied Launch Alliance successfully launched another National Reconnaissance Office payload NROL-42 from Vandenberg Air Force Station in California. 

The NROL-52 mission will mark ULA’s seventh launch of 2017 and 26th for the National Reconnaissance Office. This mission will be the 74th flight of the Atlas V rocket and the seventh in the 421 configuration.

United Launch Alliance NROL-52 launch mission art.
United Launch Alliance NROL-52 mission art. Credit: ULA

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