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Sept. 3, 2020

NRO Airmen transfer to U.S. Space Force

Approximately 20 Airmen assigned to the National Reconnaissance Office officially transitioned from the U.S. Air Force to the U.S. Space Force during a ceremony at Fort Belvoir Sept. 2.

Sept. 17, 2019

Constitution Day: NRO celebrates the Guide of the Nation

George Washington called it “the guide which I will never abandon,” James Madison referred to it as “a miracle,” and even British Parliamentary leader William Pitt said it was “the model of all future constitutions.” Often debated, frequently copied, and open for interpretation, after 232 years the United States Constitution remains a vibrant, important cornerstone to the nation.

March 21, 2019

D-21 Declassified: NRO Technology Ahead of its Time Finds a New Home

Stealthy, sleek, able to fly at speeds over Mach 3.3 at an altitude of over 90,000 feet, the NRO’s D-21 drone, 1960’s technology ahead of its time, landed in a new home at the Southern Museum of Flight (SMF) here.On March 21, 2019, the Museum hosted historians from NRO’s Center for the Study of Reconnaissance (CSNR) in an event about the D-21 drone