Tag: National security

SpaceX Launches South Korea’s 1st Dedicated Military Satellite, Catches Both Fairings: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL SPACE FORCE STATION, FL –  SpaceX successfully delivered South Korea’s first dedicated military satellite dubbed Anasis-II to orbit Monday afternoon aboard a historic recycled Falcon 9 rocket – and then landed the 1st stage booster and captured both payload fairings thereby concluding a totally successful mission on a picture perfect day on the Florida

Minotaur IV Launches 1st Classified NRO mission from NASA Wallops

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL –  A Northrop Grumman Minotaur IV rocket successfully launched a top secret mission with four classified payloads for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) this morning and its was the first ever from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on the Virginia Space Coast shore. This mission, named NROL-129, is the first U.S. Space Force (USSF)