Atlas-V NROL-35 inclination?

From: Rick Baldridge via Seesat-l <>
Date: Tue, 9 Dec 2014 19:08:42 +0000 (UTC)
Does anyone know (or speculate) on the orbital inclination for the upcoming Atlas-V NROL-35 launch from Vandenberg AFB? This puppy will have four solids on it and put on quite a show! 

The last Atlas-V launch I saw from Vandenberg (NROL-34 on April 14, 2011) had ONE solid rocket booster and the vehicle did a hefty dogleg left after the solid was jettisoned. 

This launch will be visible along the entire California Coast (weather permitting) and points farther south and east. The sky will be dark, allowing good streak photography. Launch is at 19:17 PST Dec 11th, almost an hour after the end of Astronomical Twilight and 2h45m before moonrise. 

Rick Baldridge 
Campbell, CA. 
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