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United Launch Alliance launches Delta IV Heavy with intelligence satellite

The mission’s goal was to bring into orbit a secret satellite of the U.S. intelligence service with a code name NROL-71
09:48, 20 January 2019

United Launch Alliance

American company United Launch Alliance (ULA) launched a heavy launch vehicle Delta IV Heavy with a military intelligence satellite, as ULA reported on Twitter.

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The mission’s goal was to bring a secret satellite of the U.S. intelligence service with a code name NROL-71 into orbit.

This was the 132nd mission of the United Launch Alliance, the 38th Delta IV launch since 2002 and the 11th Delta IV Heavy launch.

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Next launch is scheduled for March 13, 2019. U.S. WGS-10 ВВС will fly to space from Florida.

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