X -37b – Latest update

Atlas V with the X-37b launching

Update: Launch was successful and occurred at 7:52 pm EDT

Video of the launch

Launch: occurred at 7:52 pm EDT April 22nd

Vehicle: The Atlas V will fly in the 501 vehicle configuration with a 5 meter fairing. No solid rocket boosters with a single Centaur upper stage.

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3 Responses to X -37b – Latest update

  1. R2K says:

    Hmm 5 meter fairing… That is just big enough to fit a JIMO spacecraft…

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