Watching the Watchers

At 4:12 p.m., Pacific time, on April 3, 2012, the National Reconnaissance Office – the 50-year old spy satellite agency whose existence the government didn’t admit until 1992 – launched a “payload,”  a classified radar satellite, NROL-25.  The launch was webcast live but the NRO didn’t want to reveal sensitive information about the satellite’s eventual […]