October 27, 2021

Photos: Atlas 5 powers away with NROL-61 payload


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Launching the secretive NROL-61 payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office, a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket thundered away from Cape Canaveral today at 8:37 a.m. EDT (1237 GMT).

Credit: United Launch Alliance

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