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Secret Government Satellite Launches From Cape Canaveral
2012-06-29 14:59:02

A secret satellite launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Friday morning aboard a Delta IV-Heavy rocket. The satellite belongs to the National Reconnaissance Office, which is keeping its lips sealed as to what the purpose of the orbiter is.

Atlas V Launch Delayed Until Wednesday
2012-06-18 04:34:33

The scheduled launch of an Atlas V rocket carrying a top-secret national security-related payload originally scheduled for Monday morning has been delayed, the United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced on Sunday.

Delta 4 Lifts Off With Spy Satellite On Board
2012-04-05 08:33:37

United Launch Alliance (ULA) launched a Delta 4 rocket at 4:12 p.m. (7:12 p.m. EDT) Tuesday, April 3 from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, carrying a surreptitious spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) -- a division of the US military.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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