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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.

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
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.