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USA 198



USA 198, also known as NROL 24, is an American military (NRO) satellite that is reported to be a data-relaying craft for other military satellites. It was launched by an Atlas 5 rocket from Cape Canaveral at 22:05 UT on 10 December 2007. No further information is available.

Alternate Names

  • 32378
  • NROL 24
  • Scorpius
  • USA198

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2007-12-10
Launch Vehicle: Atlas V
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, United States

Funding Agency

  • National Reconnaissance Office (United States)


  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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