10 April 2014, updated 2:40 p.m. EDT
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) satellite successfully launched Thursday afternoon. Liftoff occurred at 1:45 p.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. AIAA congratulates ULA, an AIAA corporate member, on the successful launch. (Image Credit: Florida Today video)
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Atlas V Rocket to Launch NRO Satellite Today

10 April 2014

ULA’s Atlas V rocket and its National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) satellite payload have been rolled out to the launch pad for a second time. Liftoff is scheduled for today at 1:45 p.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, following the Air Force tracking radar issue that postponed the originally planned launch on 24 March. There is currently a 90 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for today’s launch attempt. This will be the second flight of this version of the Atlas V known as "541," signifying a five-meter diameter payload fairing, four solid rocket boosters strapped to the first stage and a single engine for the upper stage. (Image Credit: ULA)
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