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Launch Photos: Secret NROL-37 Spy Satellite Rides Delta IV Heavy Rocket Into Orbit

Far Shot of NROL-37, Delta IV Heavy Rocket

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Another view of Space Launch Complex-37’s Mobile Service Tower being rolled back in preparation for the launch of NROL-37. Launch Video | Read our full story.

NROL-37 Mission Art

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Art for the NROL-37 mission. Launch Video | Read our full story.

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Mike Wall
SPACE.COM SENIOR SPACE WRITER — Michael has been writing for Space.com since 2010. His book about the search for alien life, "Out There," was published on Nov. 13, 2018. Before becoming a science writer, Michael worked as a herpetologist and wildlife biologist. He has a Ph.D. in evolutionary biology from the University of Sydney, Australia, a bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona, and a graduate certificate in science writing from the University of California, Santa Cruz. To find out what his latest project is, you can follow Michael on Twitter.