NROL-39: Release the Kraken

A kraken devouring the earth captioned “Nothing is beyond our reach” is an official NRO spy satellite mission patch … you can’t make this shit up.

NROL-39 Payload Container (Source: United Launch Alliance via ODNI)
NROL-39 Payload Container (Source: United Launch Alliance via ODNI)
NROL-39 Mission Patch (Source: NASA Space Flight Forum)
NROL-39 Mission Patch (Source: NASA Space Flight Forum)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Update:

Arstechnica has something about this as well. 🙂

NROL-39 - Know Your Enemy
NROL-39 – Know Your Enemy 😛 (Source: Arstechnica Forum)

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