Delta IV NROL-45 Mission ArtworkMission Brochure

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Medium+ (5.2) rocket will launch the NROL-45 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).

Date/Site/Launch Time: Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, from Space Launch Complex (SLC)-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Launch is planned for 3:39 a.m. PST.

Webcast: The live broadcast will begin at 3:19 a.m. PST.

Launch Notes: NROL-45 will be the 31st Delta IV mission since the vehicle’s inaugural launch in 2002, and the 9th NRO mission to launch on Delta IV.

Mission Description: The mission will be launched for the National Reconnaissance Office in support of national defense.

Launch Updates: To keep up to speed with updates to the launch countdown, dial the ULA launch hotline at 1-877-852-4321 or join the conversation at, and; hashtags #NROL45 and #DeltaIV.

Go Delta! Go NROL-45!