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SFI LIVE: Launch of classified NROL-76 mission on SpaceX Falcon 9

NROL-76 on the pad

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the classified NROL-76 payload on top. Photo Credit: Michael Howard / SpaceFlight Insider

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Hawthorne, California-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has a “Full Thrust” Falcon 9 rocket primed to launch its first mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).

The NROL-76 mission has a two-hour long launch window in which to get off the pad, tune into SFI LIVE for the only on-site webcast to be held from this important mission.

 

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Jason Rhian spent several years honing his skills with internships at NASA, the National Space Society and other organizations. He has provided content for outlets such as: Aviation Week & Space Technology, Space.com, The Mars Society and Universe Today.

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