A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket has emerged from its Vertical Integration Facility hangar for the 1,800-foot trek to pad 41 at Cape Canaveral. The Atlas 5 is scheduled to launch with a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office at 5:13 p.m. EST (2213 GMT) Friday.
Live coverage of the countdown and launch of an Atlas 5 rocket with a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office. The mission is designated NROL-101. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.
United Launch Alliance’s live launch broadcast begins at 4:53 p.m. EST (2153 GMT) Friday, Nov. 13.