Delta IV Heavy Launches NRO Mission After Delays

A Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying the NROL-44 mission launches on Dec. 10.
Credit: United Launch Alliance
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 8:09 p.m. EST on a mission for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), dubbed NROL-44. This was the mission’s sixth launch attempt; previous efforts were scrubbed after technical...

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