The mission poster
Posted: October 7, 2001

The AC-162 mission poster. Photo: ILS

Flight data file
Vehicle: Atlas 2AS (AC-162)
Payload: NRO
Launch date: Oct. 10, 2001
Launch period: 10:15-11:15 p.m. EDT (0215-0315 GMT on 11th)
Launch site: SLC-36B, Cape Canaveral AFS, Fla.

Pre-launch briefing
Launch timeline - Chart with times and descriptions of events to occur during the launch.

Ground track - See the trajectory the rocket will follow during its flight.

Atlas 2AS vehicle data - Overview of the rocket to be used in this launch.

Atlas index - A directory of our previous Atlas launch coverage.