National Reconnaissance Office

May 24, 2017

New Mars Rover Looks Like a Real Life Batmobile

Mars is in everyone’s sights, with both NASA and SpaceX planning manned trips to the red planet in the next decade or so, so it makes […]
May 23, 2017

Space Aggressors’ Train US Forces for Extraterrestrial Conflict

Elite military units are specializing in mock space warfare, as Russia and China develop anti-satellite weaponry. In a large, tin-roofed warehouse near Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, members […]
May 15, 2017

SpaceX Will Launch Its 1st Flight for Inmarsat Tonight: Watch It Live

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a hefty communications satellite into orbit tonight (May 15) for London-based Inmarsat, a new customer for […]
May 4, 2017

Elon Musk’s SpaceX plans to send the first of its 4,425 super-fast internet satellites into space in 2019

Elon Musk‘s SpaceX plans to start launching satellites into orbit in 2019 to provide high-speed internet to Earth. In November, the company outlined plans to put […]
May 1, 2017

Spy Satellite Launched by SpaceX for First Time

The National Reconnaissance Office satellite (designated NROL-76) was launched atop a Falcon 9 rocket on May 1, 2017. This is the first military payload launch by […]
March 2, 2017

ULA launch successfully carries NRO payload into orbit

WASHINGTON – The newest National Reconnaissance Office satellite lifted off successfully Wednesday aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket. The rocket, in the 401 configuration, […]
March 3, 2016

NASA decision on InSight Mars lander’s future expected soon

WASHINGTON — NASA could make a decision within a week on the fate of a NASA Mars lander that is facing about $150 million in additional […]