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SpaceX is denying rumours its rocket lost a secret US government satellite

Zuma, a top-secret government payload launched by SpaceX, reportedly crashed to Earth on Sunday night. SpaceX, which was founded by Elon Musk, says its rocket performed correctly. The reported failure may trace back to an adaptor built by Northrop Grumman that connected the satellite to the rocket. SpaceX typically supplies […]
SpaceX is denying rumours its rocket lost a secret US government satellite
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Declassified US Spy Satellites Reveal Rare Look At Secret Cold War Space Program

[credit provider=”Roger Guillemette/SPACE.com” url=”http://i.space.com/images/i/12221/original/hexagon-spy-satelllite-display.jpg?1316354288″] CHANTILLY, Va. – 20-five years after their top-secret, Cold War-era missions ended, two clandestine American satellite programs were declassified Saturday (Sept. 17) with the unveiling of three of the United States’ most closely guarded assets: the KH-7 GAMBIT, the KH-8 GAMBIT 3 and the KH-9 HEXAGON […]
Declassified US Spy Satellites Reveal Rare Look At Secret Cold War Space Program