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Dec. 11, 2019

NRO awards two commercial integration study contracts

The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) announced today the award of two data integration study contracts, one to Capella Space, for commercial synthetic aperture radar (SAR), and the other to Hawkeye 360, for commercial radio frequency (RF) remote sensing.

Nov. 26, 2019

NRO receives IC team award for outstanding service

The National Reconnaissance Office’s Distributed Common Ground System –Intelligence Community (DCGS-IC) Team was presented the Advancement of Capabilities to Discover and Access Information Award at the second annual National Intelligence Professional Awards for Information Sharing and Safeguarding, Friday, Nov. 1, at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Nov. 14, 2019

NRO Achieves Eleven Years of “Clean” Financial Audits

The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) received its eleventh consecutive unmodified (clean) audit of its annual financial statements, an accomplishment unequaled in the U.S. Intelligence Community.

Nov. 2, 2019

NRO launches two IMPACT small satellites as rideshare on NG-12

Two National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) research and development CubeSats were successfully launched via rideshare aboard an Antares rocket as part of the Northrop Grumman-12 (NG-12) Cygnus cargo resupply mission from NASA Wallops Space Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia, Nov. 2, 2019.

Oct. 28, 2019

First Latina Black Hawk helicopter pilot carries message of strength through diversity, equality

Chantilly, Va. (Oct. 10, 2019) - The first Latina Black Hawk helicopter pilot spoke to the National Reconnaissance Office at their headquarters here Wednesday and her message was as clear as it was simple: dignity and respect bring about strength and success.

Oct. 18, 2019

National Disability Employment Awareness Month at NRO

Helen Keller, American author, political activist, lecturer and first deaf-blind woman to earn a Bachelor of Arts Degree, once said “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight, but no vision.” Millions of disabled people have been on the receiving end of the lack of societal vision for many years until the passage of legislation such as the Americans with Disabilities Act which provided access and support within the working world and the everyday things in life we all take for granted.

Oct. 15, 2019

PRESS ADVISORY: NRO awards Planet contract as part of transition of commercial imagery acquisition

CHANTILLY, Va. – The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) today announced the transition of the Planet commercial imagery subscription service from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to the NRO.

Oct. 9, 2019

NRO celebrates Hispanic Americans' contributions to national security

Activists, astronauts, athletes, medical pioneers, entertainers, politicians, Nobel Laureates, Medal of Honor recipients, and a Supreme Court Justice, Hispanic Americans have contributed to the nation by touching every sector of our lives. These contributions are embodied in the 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month theme "Hispanic Americans: A History of Serving Our Nation."

Sept. 23, 2019

ADF-Colorado hails Middleton, farewells Brig.Gen. Povak

Aerospace Data Facility Colorado (ADF-C) welcomed new leadership during a change-of-command ceremony held at the ADF-C August 29.

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.