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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.



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,, The Mars Society and Universe Today.

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