NROL-76 is a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) launching for the first time via a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Launch Date: NET April 16th Launch period: TBD Launch site: LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida Very little detail is known since this is a classified mission. Here is an article on what little is known: NRO discloses previously unannounced SpaceX launch contract - SpaceNews.com I believe this is the launch that ULA chose not to bid on and got them in trouble. Very recently ULA did finally bid on and go head to head with SpaceX for a classified launch and lost. It will be interesting to see whether SpaceX does any broadcast for this launch. ULA has done their basic broadcast on classified launches recently. We'll see whether SpaceX does something. Will there be a booster recovery attempt? That is very likely but not confirmed. The current speculation is that this is a LEO launch and a landing attempt at LZ-1.