Mission: Atlas V – NROL-36

Atlas V401
SLC-3, Vandenberg AFB
September 13th 2012
21:39 UTC
Successful Launch


An Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-36 payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office launched September 13th 2012 at 21:39 UTC. Launch occurred Space Launch Complex 3 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

This will be the 5th Atlas V launch of 2012 and the 2nd ULA launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base this year.

Launch was postponed from August 2nd after a range instrumentation issue.



Mission Photos