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

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 in California.

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.

2009-01-17 22:43:00

CAPE CANAVERAL AFS, Fla., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance's Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office successfully lifted off from Space Launch Complex 37 at CCAFS at 9:47 p.m. EST today. This was the first Delta IV Heavy mission for the NRO.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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