SpaceX To Launch Secretive Satellite For U.S. Intelligence Agency

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX will attempt to deliver a mysterious satellite into orbit for the intelligence community on Sunday.

Liftoff is slated for 7 a.m. ET from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
The customer for this launch is the National Reconnaissance Office — a U.S. government agency that develops and maintains spy satellites.

The NRO says it surveys potential threats to the United States by tracking terrorists and monitoring the development of nuclear weapons in other countries. It can also provide an early warning of a potential missile strike. Read more at CNN.

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