Video: NROL-52 launch aboard Atlas 5

The United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, standing 194 feet tall and and weighing a million pounds, unleashes 1.6 million pounds of thrust from its main engine and two side-mounted solid boosters to launch the secret NROL-52 payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office from Cape Canaveral.

Courtesy: United Launch Alliance

See earlier NROL-52 coverage.