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Upcoming Missions This Year for: Atlas V

NETMar 1 NROL-79

Atlas V 401
Location Vandenberg AFB SLC-3
Time TBD
Window 2 hours

NROL-79 is a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) launching via a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V in the 401 configuration, indicating the rocket will have a four meter fairing, no solid rocket engines, and a single Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10C engine in the Atlas' Centaur upper stage.

Mar 19 OA-7

Atlas V 401
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time 10:56 PM EDT (UTC-4)
Window 30 minutes

Orbital ATK's OA-7 mission will deliver the company's Cygnus cargo vessel to the International Space Station (ISS). OA-7 will mark the eighth flight of the Cygnus spacecraft, and it will be the seventh of ten planned Cygnus flights to the ISS under NASA's Commercial Resupply Service (CRS) program. This will mark the third flight of Cygnus on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V.

NETSep 30 SBIRS-GEO 4

Atlas V 401
Location Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-41
Time TBD

ULA's Atlas V rocket will launch the latest Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous (SBIRS) satellite. The spacecraft will serve as part of a early warning missile detection system. The 401 version of the Atlas V uses a four meter fairing, no solid rocket motors and a single RL10C rocket engine in its Centaur upper stage.