updated Wed. December 28, 2022
April 29, 2018
The reason that WFIRST is so much cheaper than JWST is due to the fact that the telescope unit itself was given to NASA by the National Reconnaissance Office, the giant clandestine organization that sends most of our spy satellites into space. The telescope that WFIRST will use, which possess theÃâÃÂ ...
April 29, 2018
Company officials met with Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson at the National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs last week. And last month Bezos tweeted a picture of himself meeting with Betty Sapp, the director of the National Reconnaissance Office. "We cheer every new entrant who's brave enoughÃâÃÂ ...
Santa Fe New Mexican
April 26, 2018
Company officials met with Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson at the National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs last week. And last month Bezos tweeted a picture of himself meeting with Betty Sapp, the director of the National Reconnaissance Office. “We cheer every new entrant who's brave enoughÃâÃÂ ...
April 18, 2018
Betty Sapp, director of the National Reconnaissance Office, has said she expects NRO to assume responsibility over a commercial satellite imagery acquisition program currently assigned to the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency in September, SpaceNews reported Tuesday. She told the publicationÃâÃÂ ...
April 17, 2018
The original Request For Information (RFI) for ESBMC2 makes clearer how close the system's ties are to the National Reconnaissance Office, secretive builder and operator of America's spy satellites, and to what is now known as the National Space Defense Center, formerly called JICSpOC. It notes thatÃâÃÂ ...
April 17, 2018
COLORADO SPRINGS — The National Reconnaissance Office developed and launched Corona, the first U.S. imaging satellite in two years. NRO is determined to regain that speed and agility by expanding internal research and development, and taking advantage of commercial capabilities, NRO DirectorÃâÃÂ ...
April 8, 2018
WASHINGTON — An online advertisement titled “Think big, take risks, innovate!” is not a self-help seminar but a call to entrepreneurs to come do business with the National Reconnaissance Office. The NRO, whose mission is to design, build and launch classified spy satellites, wants to hear pitches fromÃâÃÂ ...
Bloomberg Government (blog)
April 4, 2018
The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) released a draft request for proposal for the Rapid Acquisition of a Small Rocket, or RASR, program to boost “tiny” spy satellites into orbit. The NRO, which ovesees designing, building, launching, and maintaining America's intelligence satellites, is seekingÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
I want to only be a customer. I've invested in Planet, Google, Maxar,” he said. Those investments have paid off, he added. However, “we have no better mission partner than the National Reconnaissance Office. For all of my interest and love of the commercial market explosion, I am very well served by NRO.
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