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ULA Atlas V NROL-107

Aug 29, 2023 08:34 AM

Space Launch Complex 41 • Cape Canaveral Space Force Base


Watch the liftoff of the Atlas V rocket from one of the following viewing locations:

Launch Viewing

LC-39 Observation Gantry


$49 in addition to admission


  • See the rocket leave the launch pad
  • Additional Launch Transportation Ticket (LTT) required in addition to valid admission ticket
  • Approximately 2.3 miles / 3.7 kilometers from launch pad
  • Buses will board at engine-end of Saturn 1B rocket in the Rocket Garden at 7:00 AM
  • Launch audio and communicator commentary available
  • Includes light snack and souvenir (redeemed at LC-39 viewing site)



Atlantis North Lawn

Located to the left when approaching Space Shuttle Atlantis®

Included with admission

  • See the rocket once it clears the tree line
  • Approximately 7.1 miles / 11.4 kilometers from the launch pad
  • Viewing area opens at 7:30 AM
  • Included with admission to visitor complex
  • Launch audio, video, and communicator commentary available



ULA Atlas V AFSPC-11 launch

ROCKET LAUNCH: August 29, 2023 | ULA Atlas V NROL-107


  • Launch Provider: United Launch Alliance (ULA)
  • Rocket Type: Atlas V 551
  • Launch Pad: Space Launch Complex 41

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket is launching the SILENTBARKER/NROL-107 mission, a joint National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and U.S. Space Force (USSF) capability to improve space domain awareness. The launch window opens at 8:34 AM and concludes at 9:32 AM.