Last month, a SpaceX rocket launch from Vandenburg during the sunset created a shimmering streak across the sky. It is also the 27 launch for the NRO. See all the pictures here. Launch is planned for January 12 at 1pmPST.
Launch time will once again be 4 p.m. ET.
ULA said: "The ULA #DeltaIV #NROL47" launch for the @NatReconOfc was scrubbed today due to an issue with a ground system valve.
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There's an 80 percent chance of favorable weather for the Friday afternoon launch, United Launch Alliancesaid on Twitter.
The new time - 9pm GMT, Friday, January 12 - will hopefully be when the rocket takes off.
With operational launch pads on both coasts-Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., and Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. -every Delta IV configuration is available to service the requirements of current and future satellite programs. Spike Aerospace is hoping to do just that ahead of rivals NASA and Virgin Airlines. The NRO publicized the launch with generic tweets, saying the mission was the first of two planned by the agency this year. As a classified mission, information about the satellite and its orbit is limited.
However, its overarching aim is to provide overhead intelligence for national security.
The Delta IV launch system is available in five configurations: the Delta IV Medium (Delta IV M), three variants of the Delta IV Medium-Plus (Delta IV M+), and the Delta IV Heavy (Delta IV H).
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