Defense Daily reported that “The Air Force and United Launch Alliance (ULA) Saturday successfully launched the NROL-37 payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).
Liftoff took place … on a Delta IV Heavy at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., according to a ULA statement. Launch was originally scheduled for June 9, but was delayed due to poor weather.”
Space flight journalists at Space Flight Now describe the satellite as “one of the pinnacles of U.S. intelligence-gathering”.
According to Space Flight 101, “Due to the size…