It launched a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office in May and an Air Force space plane in September. This means no further information will be made available about the mission's objective. Northrop Grumman, a defense contract company, announced that it is involved in the launch, but their exact role is unclear, according to Space.com.
SpaceX's planned launch of a secretive government payload was delayed a day to give teams more time to prepare for the mission from Kennedy Space Center, the company said Wednesday.
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With few exceptions, every person said they have personally experienced sexual harassment on the Hill or know of others who have. A petition calling for Congress to make training mandatory has gained more than 1,500 signatures from former Hill staffers.
Since earning certification from the Air Force to launch national security payloads-typically spy satellites and military communications satellites-SpaceX has flown two military missions.
The 45th Space Wing's tweet does not necessarily mean that Zuma is an Air Force payload.
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However, if the Labor Party wins the next federal election, we could see marriage equality be reintroduced in parliament . It's been a controversial process, with accusations of ballot-stuffing, homophobic slurs and violence against MPs.
Launch Window: 10 p.m. The aerospace corporation test-fired a Falcon 9 rocket on November 11th with the intention of launching the mission on the 15th.
Furthermore the two stage 229-foot-tall (70-meter-tall) Falcon 9 rocket was raised to vertical launch position later today Wednesday afternoon November 15 - so everything seems to be in place for a Thursday evening launch attempt. There are few clues in the launch's mission patch. Zuma is the codename given to a top secret military payload being sent into orbit from Nasa's Kennedy Space Centre in the U.S. aboard a Falcon 9 rocket built by the company SpaceX.
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For a launch scheduled later today, at 8 PM EST (5 PM PST), that second part might be cut from the live video feed found below, due to the sensitive nature of the Falcon 9's payload.