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View Full Version : New Spy Satellite Launches on Covert Mission



Fraser
2011-Mar-12, 04:50 AM
A Delta IV rocket blasted off Friday evening from Cape Canaveral launch Complex-37 carrying a secret payload for the National Reconnaissance Office. Called NROL-27, the mission was said to be in support of national defense. This marks the fourth NRO launch accomplished by ULA since Sept. 20, 2010 and occurred just six days after the [...]

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