News Archive / Tagged: NROL-101
ULA successfully launches NRO-101 mission into evening Florida skySean CostelloNovember 13th, 2020
With the tell-tale crackle of three GEM 63 solid rocket boosters, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket leapt from Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch Complex 41 pad at 5:32 p.m. EST this evening, carrying a top-secret National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) payload skyward.
ULA set for second launch attempt of classified NRO payloadMatt HaskellNovember 13th, 2020
United Launch Alliance is set to re-attempt the launch of their Atlas V rocket and its NROL-101 payload for the National Reconnaissance Office on Friday evening.
ULA set to launch classified spy satellite atop Atlas V, featuring first GEM 63 boostersMatt HaskellNovember 4th, 2020
United Launch Alliance is set to launch their Atlas V rocket on Wednesday evening, November 4, launching the highly classified NROL-101 spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office from Cape Canaveral.
First GEM 63 solid motors delivered to Cape CanaveralMatt HaskellJuly 24th, 2020
Northrop Grumman has delivered the first 3 of their new 63-inch Graphite Epoxy Motors (GEM 63) rocket motors to Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, in preparation for their first launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.