Range Tracking

A secret satellite for Uncle Sam

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV-Heavy rocket lifts a secret payload for the National Reconnaissance Office into orbit at 1:51 p.m. on 11 June 2016 from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Speculation about the payload has it being a spy satellite with enormous antennas for electronic eavesdropping.

View the rest of the NROL-37 launch photos.

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