Latest National Reconnaissance Office Stories

2014-02-06 23:01:01

Built by Millennium’s Space Systems, the Rapid Pathfinder Spacecraft exemplifies affordability and high performance in space systems development, and continues on-orbit operations at 99% availability since launch. El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Millennium Space Systems announced that today marks the 3rd year of near-flawless on-orbit operations of the Rapid Pathfinder Program (RPP) spacecraft, developed for the National Reconnaissance Office’s Advanced Science and Technology...

ULA Atlas V Rocket Launches Twelve CubeSats, NRO Defense Satellite
2013-12-09 09:35:17

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Taking advantage of a recent launch of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), 12 tiny cube satellites, called CubeSats, were put into orbit as part of a future NASA missions. The launch, which took place on Dec. 5 at 11:14pm PST, put the 12 CubeSats and the NRO’s NROL-39 national defense GEMSat mission into space successfully. “Today’s successful...

United Launch Alliance Rocket Puts US Spy Satellite Into Orbit
2013-08-29 07:46:43

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A top secret payload was launched from a Delta IV Heavy rocket on Wednesday morning. The rocket lifted off at 11:03 am PDT from the Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in California, carrying a US spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). Officials at United Launch Alliance said the rocket launch was successful, despite a ten minute delay due to minor issues. “We are truly honored to deliver this critical asset...

2013-08-01 23:28:54

The National Reconnaissance Office Media Services Center to be recognized at the 31th Annual Virginia Forum for Excellence September 16-17, 2013 in Richmond, VA - the State’s premier educational event for performance improvement professionals in Virginia and the District of Columbia based on the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Media Services Center (MSC) has been named a Medallion Award...

2013-06-28 23:01:58

Register for Training, Presentations, and Networking at USGIF Denver Technical Workshop Herndon, VA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) will be hosting a Denver Technical Workshop July 17-19 at various locations in Denver, CO. This 3-day workshop is aimed at engaging the GEOINT Community in the Rocky Mountain and Inter-Mountain West with classified and unclassified training, keynote speakers, presentations and networking opportunities. The...

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