Launch of Atlas V401 with NROL-36

An Atlas V in the basic 401 configuration lifted off today, September 13th 2012 at 21:39 UTC with the NROL-36 secret payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.

Lift off occurred from Space Launch Complex 3 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and was the 5th Atlas launch this year.

Source: ULA

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