NRO braces for flight of eavesdropping spacecraft on agencyâ€™s first Delta IV Heavy
The National Reconnaissance Office hopes to recover momentum next week with the launch of an upgraded eavesdropping spacecraft, delayed three years by its own problems at the same time the NRO has juggled a flood of new requirements and accusations of mismanagement of existing programs. The flight will mark the launch of the biggest, most secret and expensive military spacecraft on board the worldâ€™s largest rocket. Liftoff of the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy, carrying ...
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