U.S. Space Force and Space and Missile Systems Center successfully launches NROL-101 mission

Bill Jelen

November 14, 2020

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United Launch Alliance delivers NROL-101 to orbit aboard a recently-upgraded Atlas V rocket, flying with Northrop Grumman GEM-63 Solid Rocket Boosters for the first time.

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ULA's Delta IV Heavy rocket inside the mobile service tower at Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.  Photo credit: Michael Howard / We Report Space

NROL-44 launch now targeting September 26, 2020

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United Launch Alliance's Delta IV Heavy is now scheduled to launch the National Reconnaissance Office's L-44 mission during a 94-minute window on September 26.

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Northrop Grumman's Minotaur IV rocket launches from the Mid Atlantic Regional Spaceport on July 15, 2020.  Photo credit: Jared Haworth / We Report Space

Minotaur IV rocket successfully launches NRO payload

Wallops Island hosts its first Space Force launch, National Reconnaissance Office's L-129 mission.

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ULA's massive Delta IV Heavy propels NROL-37 to orbit

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At 1:51pm local time on 11 June 2016, a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket lifted a classified payload (code-named NROL-37) for the National Reconnaissance Office to geosynchronous orbit.

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