Falcon-9 • NROL-76

First NROL mission contracted to SpaceX in May 2016. Launch will be performed from Cape Canaveral AFS SLC-40'; payload will be classified as usual in case of NROL missions. If we take under consideration words spoken by Head of the NRO, Betty Sapp that NRO would like to utilize small satellites along with larger spacecrafts it is possible that during this mission number of small satellites will be delivered to orbit during this mission. SpaceX will use Falcon-9 during this mission probably in 1.2 (FT) version with redesigned thrust control and fueled with hypercooled propellant.

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