United Launch Alliance is scheduled to launch a Delta IV Heavy rocket as part of the NROL-44 mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission is on 10/01/2020 03:54 UTC from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Delta IV Heavy and experience the excitement for yourself.
Classified payload for NRO.
The Delta IV Heavy (Delta 9250H) is an expendable heavy-lift launch vehicle, the largest type of the Delta IV family, and is the world’s second highest-capacity rocket in operatio. It is manufactured by United Launch Alliance and was first launched in 2004.
United Launch Alliance (ULA) is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space & Security. ULA was formed in December 2006 by combining the teams at these companies which provide spacecraft launch services to the government of the United States. ULA launches from both coasts of the US. They launch their Atlas V vehicle from LC-41 in Cape Canaveral and LC-3E at Vandeberg. Their Delta IV launches from LC-37 at Cape Canaveral and LC-6 at Vandenberg.
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