|Atlas 5 launches at sunset with NRO L-24
12/10/07 ~ 5:05pm
Homepage Launch Photos
An Atlas 5 rocket deploys, near sunset, classified payload L-24 for the National Reconnaissance Office, on December 10 at 5:05pm EST.
Atlas 5 vehicle on pad
<--- WGS-1 starry night ICO G1 --->
|From the press site, 3.9 miles west:|
|Oxygen vents from the rocket shortly before liftoff:|