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Atlas V 541 lift off at Vandenberg AFB
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Launch of Atlas V 541 with payload NROL-42

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Launch of NROL-42 on a Atlas V 541 rocket from Vandenberg AFB, CA launch complex SLC-3
Launch scheduled for 22 Sep 17 at 5:38 GMT
Local time 21 Sep 17 at 10:38pm Pacific

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket will boost the latest top secret spy satellite into orbit. Designated NROL-42 the satellite will be launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

The Atlas V will fly in the 541 configuration with a 5 metre payload fairing, four strap-on solid rocket boosters and a single centaur upperstage.
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