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ULA Sends NRO Payload, 13 CubeSats to Orbit

ULARocketTYSONS CORNER, VA, October 12,  2015 — United Launch Alliance launched a payload aboard an Atlas V rocket for the National Reconnaissance Office last week, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.

The Oct. 8 launch designated as NROL-55 also sent to orbit 13 GRACE CubeSats that are designed to perform experiments on tracking, communication and other technologies, the Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture said Thursday.

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