Tag: NRO

3 Space Coast Rocket Launches in 3 Days Could Happen after ULA Delta IV Heavy Delay to Midnight Sunday Sept. 27: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM TITUSVILLE, FL – It could be rocket heaven for space enthusiasts, fans and spectators on the Space Coast as 3 back to back rocket launches in 3 days are planned to light up the Central Florida skies bunched up on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday from America’s two premier rocket makers United Launch Alliance (ULA) and SpaceX

SpaceX Targets Unprecedented Falcon 9 Launch Double Header Sunday of Starlink and Saocom Sats after ULA Delta IV Heavy Hot Fire Pad Abort: Photos/Watch Live

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER/CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL –  SpaceX is targeting an unprecedented Double Header of Falcon 9 rocket launches on Sunday, Aug. 30 involving Starlink and Saocom 1B satellites just 9 hours apart following the dramatic hot fire pad abort scrub of a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket on Saturday, Aug. 29

Space Coast Launch Triple Header Delayed by ULA Triple-Core Delta IV Heavy Scrub to Aug. 29: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL –  The potentially ‘historic’ launch triple header involving a trio of rocket blastoffs in as little as 3 days have all been delayed like falling dominos by this morning’s scrub of the triple-core United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a top secret government satellite – due to

Top Secret NRO SpySat Atop ULA Delta IV Heavy Kicks Off Trio of Space Coast Launches Overnight Aug. 27 Concluding Busy August: Photos/Watch Live

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL –  A top secret intelligence gathering spy satellite for the secretive U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) sitting atop a mighty United Launch Alliance (ULA) triple barreled Delta IV Heavy rocket is all set to kick off a trio of Florida Space Coast launches overnight Aug. 27 – concluding a busy

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)

Astronauts Grapple Commercial Cygnus Cargo Freighter upon ISS Arrival, To Unload 4 Tons NASA Science: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA – A pair of NASA’s female American astronauts successfully grappled the Cygnus commercial cargo freighter using the Canadian-built hi tech robotic arm Monday morning, Nov. 4 after its flawless and beautiful blastoff from NASA’s mid-Atlantic launch base on Virginia’s shores on Saturday, Nov. 2 and two day voyage from the Earth