ULA Atlas V Rocket Set To Liftoff Thursday From Vandenberg Air Force Base
By Space Coast Daily // September 18, 2017
Launch set for 10:38 p.m. ET
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, CALIFORNIA – United Launch Alliance is set to launch their Atlas V rocket (NROL-42) Thursday from Space Launch Complex 3 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Launch time is set for 10:38 p.m. ET
Coverage will start on Space Coast Daily TV at 10 p.m. ET
- Rocket: Atlas V 541
- Mission: NROL-42
- Launch Date: Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017
- Launch Time: 10:38 p.m. PDT
- Live Broadcast: Stay tuned for how you can watch live
- 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/ulalaunchand instagram.com/ulalaunch; hashtags #AtlasV and #NROL42.
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