National Reconnaissance Office

Type: Organization
Name: National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Mystery U.S. Government Satellite Is Now In Orbit

An Atlas V rocket lifts off with the mysterious CLIO satellite. (Credit: ULA)Tuesday night at 8:10 EDT, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifted off from Kennedy Space Complex after a short weather delay. This marks the 11th successful launch for ... [Published Forbes.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Completely Clandestine CLIO Climbs through Clouds to Orbit on Mystery Mission

United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the CLIO mission for Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company launched at 8:10 p.m. EDT September 16, 2014 from Space Launch Complex-41 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Credit: Ken Kremer – ... [Published Universe Today - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

JERALD (JERRY) NELSON CHRISTIANSEN

Resident of San Jose and Los Altos, CaliforniaJuly 21, 1931 to August 4, 2014Born in Arimo, Idaho, to Jerald Emmett and Rebecca Henderson Nelson Christiansen. Raised in Davis and Riverside, California, with summers in Downey, Idaho, and in Logan, Utah ... [Published Los Altos Town Crier - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Reuters Science News Summary

Following is a summary of current science news briefs.NASA's hunt for dangerous asteroids falls short, reportshowsNASA won't meet a congressionally ordered goal to find 90percent of nearby and potentially dangerous asteroids largerthan 460 feet (140 meters) ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: SpaceX, NASA, Boeing Company
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

SpaceX must meet high standard to get rocket certified: general

By Andrea ShalalWASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. Air Force general on Tuesday said he favored competition for military rocket launches, but insisted the Air Force must stick to its high standards in certifying the Falcon 9 rocket, built by privately-held ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The director of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will need a security clearance

The James Webb Space Telescope , now being developed by NASA and slated for launch in 2018, will constitute a technological leap forward in space based astronomy. It will be tasked with ferretting out the birth and evolution of galaxies and the development ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Keys to Fighting Insider Fraud

Fraud Summit Speaker Outlines Role of Data AnalyticsEven after the high-profile Edward Snowden leaks of information from the National Security Agency, most organizations still aren't taking insider threats as seriously as they should be, says Michael ... [Published InfoRiskToday - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Wanted: Astronomer with Top Secret Clearance

NASA’s orbiting James Webb Space Telescope will be “the premier observatory of the next decade, serving thousands of astronomers worldwide, and studying every phase in the history of our Universe, ranging from the first luminous glows after the Big Bang, ... [Published FBIS - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Lt. Gen Tom Sheridan (Ret) to Keynote SATCON (9/3/2014)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 3, 2014WASHINGTON, DC -- Tom Sheridan, retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General - now serving as vice president, National Security Space, Vencore, Inc. - will deliver the keynote address at the 2014 Satellite Communications ... [Published Noodls - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

August 28, 2014 - NRO Joins Facebook

The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) launched its official Facebook page on August 25, 2014, to increase public awareness and understanding of the NRO and to help educate the public on NRO's unique role in the Intelligence Community. Facebook is the ... [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

The Aerospace Corporation Announces Two General Managers

) – The Aerospace Corporation has announced new general managers in the Facilities Division and the Ground and Communications Division.Darrell Reynard was appointed general manager of the Facilities Division, Operations and Support Group. Reynard will ... [Published SpaceRef - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial | The Line Between Prudence and Excess

A recent congressional critique of the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office’s buying habits paints a portrait of an overly risk-averse organization that relies too heavily on industrial-base information provided by its prime contractors to determine how ... [Published Space News - Aug 25 2014]

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Lockheed executive VP, Rick Ambrose said in a statement, "We are very proud to deliver mission success for our US Government customer. Our A2100 bus provides outstanding reliability, flexibility and proven performance, all at an affordable cost to our customers."
"My fundamental requirement as the commander of Air Force Space Command ... is to make sure that the United States has access to space, assured, all the time. And that means it has to work every time" Hyten said
"You would think that the problem would be getting better," Theis says in an interview with ISMG. "But according to our data, it has not changed over the last 10 years."
...of high profile systems that support national security," said Chris Brown, executive vice president, Conventions and Business Operations at NAB. "We are fortunate to have him kick off this year's SATCON and share his experience and knowledge with attendees."

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ORS-4 Launch from Hawaii Delayed Until January [Published Space News - 3 hours ago]
Intelligence agencies getting on board with IC ITE [Published Defense Systems - 4 hours ago]
Mystery Lockheed Martin-built satellite lifts o... [Published domain-b - Sep 18 2014]
Mystery U.S. Government Satellite Is Now In Orbit [Published Forbes.com - Sep 18 2014]
Completely Clandestine CLIO Climbs through Clou... [Published Universe Today - Sep 18 2014]
JERALD (JERRY) NELSON CHRISTIANSEN [Published Los Altos Town Crier - Sep 17 2014]
UPDATE 1-SpaceX must meet high standard to get ... [Published CNBC - Sep 16 2014]
Reuters Science News Summary [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 16 2014]
SpaceX must meet high standard to get rocket ce... [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 16 2014]
The director of NASA's James Webb Space Telesco... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 15 2014]
An Intelligence Primer [Published Daily Maverick - Sep 11 2014]
Keys to Fighting Insider Fraud [Published InfoRiskToday - Sep 09 2014]
Wanted: Astronomer with Top Secret Clearance [Published FBIS - Sep 09 2014]
New Deal for Insider Spies Could Have Prevented... [Published American Thinker - Sep 08 2014]
Vanishing Airliners, “ISIS”, and 9/11. “Timing ... [Published Global Research - Sep 04 2014]
Lt. Gen Tom Sheridan (Ret) to Keynote SATCON (9... [Published Noodls - Sep 03 2014]
August 28, 2014 - NRO Joins Facebook [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
DARPA Is Building A New Space Plane For The Pen... [Published Daily Caller - Aug 28 2014]
The Aerospace Corporation Announces Two General... [Published SpaceRef - Aug 27 2014]
Editorial | The Line Between Prudence and Excess [Published Space News - Aug 25 2014]
Inhuman intelligence is important for US in fas... [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 22 2014]
Anatomy of an air strike: Three intelligence st... [Published Reuters - Aug 21 2014]
U.N. Free Expression Champion, Congressional In... [Published Electronic Frontier Foundation - Aug 20 2014]
House Intel Panel Seeks Reform of NRO Acquisition [Published Space News - Aug 20 2014]
Croatia Could Take Outsourcing Lessons from Ame... [Published Austrian Economics Center - Aug 20 2014]
New Eye in the Sky: WorldView-3 will provide im... [Published Aerotech News and Review - Aug 16 2014]
Summary from the 30 July Analyst Forum [Published Websphere Journal - Aug 13 2014]
United Launch Alliance announces leadership change [Published Spaceflight Now - Aug 13 2014]
Chinese surveillance satellites launched into o... [Published Spaceflight Now - Aug 12 2014]
Atlas 5 rocket deploys new GPS navigation satel... [Published Spaceflight Now - Aug 02 2014]
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Air Force will provide assured access to space [Published militaryfeed.com - Jul 19 2014]
WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Gen. William L. Shelton, Air Force Space Command commander, stressed the importance of maintaining assured access to space to the Senate Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation during ...
How US satellites pinpointed source of missile ... [Published Ars Technica - Jul 18 2014]
President Barack Obama today said without hesitation that the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was launched from within territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine. While he didn’t go into the sources the US ...
Atlas V Rocket Launches Top-Secret Satellite in... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - May 23 2014]
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) unmanned Atlas V rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station this Thursday morning, toting along with it an Air Force top-secret satellite.Lifting off at 9:09 a.m. EDT, the NROL-33 mission launch was carried ...
ULA Successfully Launches 4 Missions in Just 7 ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - May 22 2014]
CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. - A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on May 22 at 9:09 a.m. EDT. Designated NROL-33, the mission ...
United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket blasts of... [Published Latest Tech Talk Headlines - CBS News - May 22 2014]
A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket powered by a Russian first-stage engine -- the focus of renewed debate over U.S. reliance on Russian space technology -- roared to life and climbed away through a cloudless sky Thursday, kicking off a classified ...
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Atlas rocket blasts off with secret U.S. milita... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - May 22 2014]
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Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Supported United ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 10 2014]
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