CHANTILLY, Va. — A National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) payload was successfully launched aboard a Rocket Lab Electron rocket from Launch Complex-1, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand, at 3:56 p.m. NZDT on Jan. 31, 2020.
CHANTILLY, Va. — Former FBI agent Michael Quentin Williams spoke to the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) workforce at NRO headquarters on Jan. 16 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
CHANTILLY, Va. — The National Reconnaissance Office honored Edward C. Mahen, Jr. and Carol A. Staubach as Pioneers of National Reconnaissance during a special heritage event at NRO Westfields on Jan. 15.
CHANTILLY, Va. — In a ceremony January 15, 2020 before the NRO workforce and guests, Director of the National Reconnaissance Office (DNRO) Dr. Christopher Scolese honored Edward C. Mahen, Jr. and the late Carol A. Staubach as Pioneers of National Reconnaissance. Recognized as the highest honor in the field, Pioneers are individuals who have made contributions to national reconnaissance that changed the direction and scope of the discipline and its practice. Ms. Staubach and Mr. Mahen join a cadre of 93 other NRO Pioneers.
CHANTILLY, Va. — The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) announced today the award of two data integration study contracts, one to Capella Space, for commercial synthetic aperture radar (SAR), and the other to Hawkeye 360, for commercial radio frequency (RF) remote sensing.
CHANTILLY, Va. — The National Reconnaissance Office’s Distributed Common Ground System –Intelligence Community (DCGS-IC) Team was presented the Advancement of Capabilities to Discover and Access Information Award at the second annual National Intelligence Professional Awards for Information Sharing and Safeguarding, Friday, Nov. 1, at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
CHANTILLY, Va. — The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) received its eleventh consecutive unmodified (clean) audit of its annual financial statements, an accomplishment unequaled in the U.S. Intelligence Community.
CHANTILLY, Va. — Two National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) research and development CubeSats were successfully launched via rideshare aboard an Antares rocket as part of the Northrop Grumman-12 (NG-12) Cygnus cargo resupply mission from NASA Wallops Space Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia, Nov. 2, 2019.
CHANTILLY, Va. — Chantilly, Va. (Oct. 10, 2019) - The first Latina Black Hawk helicopter pilot spoke to the National Reconnaissance Office at their headquarters here Wednesday and her message was as clear as it was simple: dignity and respect bring about strength and success.
Chantilly, Va. — Helen Keller, American author, political activist, lecturer and first deaf-blind woman to earn a Bachelor of Arts Degree, once said “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight, but no vision.” Millions of disabled people have been on the receiving end of the lack of societal vision for many years until the passage of legislation such as the Americans with Disabilities Act which provided access and support within the working world and the everyday things in life we all take for granted.
Chantilly, Va. — CHANTILLY, Va. – The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) today announced the transition of the Planet commercial imagery subscription service from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to the NRO.