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SpaceX to Launch Mysterious Payload for Northrop Grumman

By | October 18, 2017
Falcon 9 lifts off for the launch of Echostar 105/SES 11 on Oct. 11. Photo: SpaceX.

Falcon 9 lifts off for the launch of Echostar 105/SES 11 on Oct. 11. Photo: SpaceX.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) filings have revealed that SpaceX plans to launch an undisclosed payload for Northrop Grumman sometime in November. While it is assumed the satellite will be used for government operations, no official agency has stepped forward to claim the payload, including the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), which has launched multiple spy satellites on SpaceX vehicles this year.

Read more at Popular Mechanics.