Nightly News   |  August 28, 2013

Spy satellite launched over Southern California

The National Reconnaissance Office launched a massive rocket into orbit carrying a US spy satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

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>>> and the mission still classified tonight in the sky over southern california . the national reconnaissance office launched a massive rocket into orbit carrying a u.s. spy satellite from vanderburgh air force base . air force security and police shut down a nearby beach as a precaution, but everything went off without a hitch and the u.s. now that a new pair of eyes in the sky.