Watch A Spy Satellite Launch Into Space

Rockets away!

Delta IV Heavy Liftoff
Delta IV Heavy Liftoff
This Delta IV Heavy rocket carried a mysterious payload for the military. It's probably a spy satellite.Screenshot by author, from YouTube

Weather was not kind to United Launch Alliance last Thursday, when the company prepared to launch a mysterious payload into space for the National Reconnaissance Office. Saturday's weather was much nicer, allowing the super-heavy rocket to take its classified cargo into orbit. TheOrbital.space captured a great video of the launch--watch below: