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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.

July 16, 2019

The Rescue of Apollo 11

Captain Hank Brandli knew a terrible secret in the summer of 1969: the U.S. Air Force meteorologist had classified information indicating danger to the Apollo 11 crew returning to Earth from their historic mission.

July 9, 2019

New NRO Deputy Director assumes command

The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) welcomed U.S. Air Force Major General Michael A. Guetlein as the agency’s new deputy director during an Assumption of Command ceremony July 8 at its headquarters here.