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Top-Secret US Spy Satellite Blasts Off Amid Mystery of What it Will Do (and Why Did the US Blackout Footage of Launch?)

Thursday, 05 April 2012

‘A rocket carrying a top-secret payload blasted off from the California coast yesterday. The Delta IV rocket lifted off from the Vandenberg Air Force Base, about 130 miles north west of Los Angeles.

The rocket contained some form of spy technology – thought to be a hi-tech replacement for America’s ageing fleet of radar satellites. It’s not clear what capabilities the new generation might be armed with.’

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http://www.davidicke.com/headlines

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