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NROL-82

Delta IV Heavy

United Launch Alliance

Launch Status
Go For Launch

Mission

NROL-82

Type: Government/Top Secret

Classified payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.

Location

Space Launch Complex 6

Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

83 rockets have launched from Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA.

Space Launch Complex 6, Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

Rocket

Delta IV Heavy

Length: 72 meters
Diameter: 5 meters
First Launch: December 21, 2004

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 operation. It is manufactured by United Launch Alliance and was first launched in 2004.

The Delta IV Heavy rocket has been launched a total of 12 times with 11 successful and 1 failed launches.

Agency

United Launch Alliance

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: ULA
Administration: CEO: Tory Bruno
Founded: 2006
Launchers: Atlas | Delta IV | Vulcan
Spacecraft: CST-100 Starliner
Country: USA

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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Aaron Gosnell
Aaron Gosnell
2 months ago

You guys have been delaying this mission for months! Enough already! As Al Shepard once said ”Fix your little problems and light this candle”

I_need_a_better_name
I_need_a_better_name
Reply to  Aaron Gosnell
2 months ago

they already launched NROL-44. THIS IS NROL-82. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BSVonaUBvY See?

Hugh Vought
Hugh Vought
Reply to  Aaron Gosnell
1 day ago

Agree. Launch it already.

Aaron Gosnell
Aaron Gosnell
2 months ago

I know which one it is.They have been delaying it since last year.