“United Launch Alliance's Delta IV Heavy rocket has successfully launched NROL-82 for the National Reconnaissance Office and United States Space Force,” the statement says.
Countdown and liftoff of the Delta IV Heavy rocket on NROL-82 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
The device is designed for the needs of the National Reconnaissance Office. The activities of this body, which monitors US intelligence satellites, are classified. Therefore, the parameters and details of the NROL-82 mission are not disclosed.
As it was reported earlier, the State Space Agency of Ukraine will pay Elon Musk’s SpaceX $ 1,99 million for the launch of the Ukrainian satellite Sich 2-30. The satellite will be launched in the year on the 30th anniversary of Ukraine's Independence.