The PAN satellite was used by the National Security Agency to spy on conversations routed through communications satellites above the Middle East, according to documents obtained by The Intercept a year ago.
Zuma was originally scheduled for January 4th, but weather issues in the area forced SpaceX to postpone it by a day. And although it was expected to make its first test flight in 2013, a host of delays and setbacks forced SpaceX to push back its launch date.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket (in the center, in a horizontal position), is readied for launch on a supply mission to the International Space Station on historic launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., February 17, 2017. That launch is now scheduled for January 15, so be sure to mark your calendars. The entrepreneur said, "I love the thought of a auto drifting apparently endlessly through space and perhaps being discovered by an alien race millions of years in the future". The rocket-which will be "the most powerful operational rocket in the world"-is set to lift off for the first time later this month".
'Game of Thrones' last season set for 2019
Actress Sophie Turner had revealed that production for the final six episodes had begun in October. When season seven ended late past year , an all-time high of 12.1 million viewers tuned in.
"They are stabilizing a transportation system that is increasingly reliable", he said.
So how did SpaceX manage to land one of the government's biggest projects? John Logsdon serves as professor emeritus at George Washington University's Space Policy Institute.
"The NRO made up its mind that SpaceX was OK to launch payloads", he said. "That should send shivers down the spine of ULA right now".
Chelsea reopen Barkley talks with Everton
Barkley, an Everton academy graduate, has scored 27 goals in 179 appearances since making his debut for the club in August 2011. But Chelsea were happy to pay to secure his services in January, with Antonio Conte enthused by Barkley's potential.
6 killed with rod in Haryana
A lieutenant in the army, he had taken voluntary retirement in 2003 on medical grounds and is now in his 40s, the police said. The accused was taken to a civil hospital for treatment and later was moved to another hospital in Faridabad.
Thomas making debut with Cavaliers tonight
However, as much as Thomas would like to play against the Celtics, he knows the smarter move is to put his health first. It could be that the guard would prefer to receive his ovation during a game when he can actually play.