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USA 305, ..., 308 (NROL 129 PL1, ..., 4)

The NROL 129 launch carries four not yet identified payloads for the NRO to be launched on a Minotaur-4 rocket from Wallops Island. The target orbit is not known.

The launch was awarded in late 2017 and was planned for fall 2019, but was delayed to July 2020.

Note: The NROL designations refer to the launch, not to the payload.

Nation: USA
Type / Application: Technology ?
Operator: NRO
Contractors: ?
Equipment: ?
Configuration: ?
Propulsion: ?
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Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
USA 305 (NROL 129 PL1) 2020-046A 15.07.2020 WI LA-0B Minotaur-4 with NROL PL2, PL3, PL4
USA 306 (NROL 129 PL2) 2020-046B 15.07.2020 WI LA-0B Minotaur-4 with NROL PL1, PL3, PL4
USA 307 (NROL 129 PL3) 2020-046C 15.07.2020 WI LA-0B Minotaur-4 with NROL PL1, PL2, PL4
USA 308 (NROL 129 PL4) 2020-046D 15.07.2020 WI LA-0B Minotaur-4 with NROL PL1, PL2, PL3