Satellite Trackers spot NROL-79 in Classified Orbit, confirm Identity as NOSS Duo

Satellite trackers successfully pin-pointed the NROL-79 payload dispatched to orbit this week by an Atlas V rocket, confirming its identity as a pair of NOSS spacecraft tasked with tracking foreign ships and aircraft on a global scale, delivering critical information for general awareness and tactical military planning.

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Photos: Atlas V stands ready for hush-hush NRO Mission

ULA’s Atlas V Rocket is revealed in the morning of March 1st, 2017 as the Mobile Service Tower is retracted at Space Launch Complex 3E, Vandenberg Air Force Base in preparation for the launch of the classified NROL-79 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office.

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