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NRO Podcast



The official podcast channel of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia. The NRO is a unique agency charged with developing, acquiring, launching, and operating our nation’s spy satellites. The NRO’s greatest responsibility is to protect U.S. national security interests by delivering space-based global situational awareness for national decision-makers — including the U.S. president, Congress, director of national intelligence, secretary of defense, and the warfighter.


Episode 1: Sitting Down with Dr. Susan Durham During Women's History Month

During Women's History Month, the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Office of Public Affairs sat down with the Director of NRO's Advanced Systems & Technology (AS&T) Directorate, Dr. Susan Durham. Dr. Durham gave her views on rising through the ranks, her advice for the generation of women following in her footsteps, the mantras that get her through tough days, and more.

Featured in this podcast: Director AS&T Dr. Susan Durham, NRO Public Affairs Officer April Smith