NRO Director Chris Scolese said the agency wants to use artificial intelligence and machine learning to orchestrate the operation of imaging satellites and to analyze data in orbit
The NRO plans to soon release a request for proposals for commercial hyperspectral satellite data
The NRO awarded study contracts to commercial RF providers Aurora Insight, HawkEye 360, Kleos Space, PredaSAR, Spire Global and Umbra Lab.
ULA launched a classified National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite on a Delta 4 Heavy rocket September 24 at 3:25 p.m. Pacific from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
After completing the NROL-91 mission, ULA will start vacating SLC-6 and consolidate operations at SLC-3
U.S. defense and intelligence agencies are not taking advantage of available commercial imagery due to slow and cumbersome procurement methods, said a GAO report.
The National Reconnaissance Office expects to select next month multiple providers of radio-frequency data collected by commercial satellites.
Once-in-a-generation advances in commercial technology will fundamentally strengthen the U.S. economic and security posture in space
A Rocket Lab Electron rocket launched a National Reconnaissance Office mission Aug. 4 at 1:00 a.m. Eastern. The NROL-199 mission lifted off from the company’s Launch Complex-1 at Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand.