Secret Spy Satellite Takes Off: Stunning Images
June 20, 2012 03:40 PM The National Reconnaissance Office provides satellite imagery for intelligence operations and national defense. Here's a look at the agency's most recent rocket launches.
The night-time launch, in April 2011, of an Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base, in support of the National Reconnaissance Office's NROL-34 mission. Credit: United Launch Alliance