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USA 229



USA 229 was launched from Vandenberg AFB on 15 April 2011 at 04:24 UT by an Atlas 5 rocket. USA 229 is a National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) classified satellite.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2011-04-15
    Launch Vehicle: Atlas V
    Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, 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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