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Atlas V NROL-101- United Launch Alliance (ULA) Rocket Launch

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V 531 configuration rocket will launch the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office.

NROL-101

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Overview

Destination: Medium Earth Orbit
Mission: Government/Top Secret

Medium Earth Orbit Space Launch Complex 41 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA Probability: 90% #NROL101

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

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • Nov. 14, 2020, 1:57 a.m.

Success declared by ULA.


SwGustav • Nov. 13, 2020, 10:14 p.m.

new T-0


SwGustav • Nov. 13, 2020, 8:30 p.m.

new T-0


Atlas V 531

Family:
Configuration: 531

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

Specifications
  • Max Stage
    2
  • Length
    60.0 m
  • Diameter
    3.8 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    479 T
  • Thrust
Family
  • Name
    Atlas V 531
  • Family
  • Variant
    531
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Atlas V 531
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $140000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    15530 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    7450 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
    3080 kg
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

United Launch Alliance

United Launch Alliance

(ULA)

CEO: Tory Bruno Founded: 2006 Successes: 162 Failures: 0 Pending: 45

Agency Type:

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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