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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.

Sept. 13, 2019

NRO, USSPACECOM exercise the protection and defense of space assets

The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in collaboration with the newly re-established U.S. Space Command (USSPACECOM) concluded its participation in the 13th Air Force Space Command Schriever Wargame today, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama. The two-week long wargame demonstrated how NRO, USSPACECOM, and the broader space community will work together to protect, defend, and operate the Nation’s space systems and those of our allies and partners.

Aug. 26, 2019

The Women’s Suffrage Movement: The Pathway to the Ballot Box

The NRO workforce includes talented women at every level who work hard each day to protect the security and freedoms of our nation. Incredibly the most fundamental of these freedoms, the right to vote, was achieved by American women only 99 years ago.