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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.

Alternate Names

  • 37386
  • USA229

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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