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Aerospace Data Facility-Colorado

Coordinates: 39°42′06″N 104°45′06″W / 39.701667°N 104.751667°W / 39.701667; -104.751667
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Aerospace Data Facility-Colorado
Country United States
Branch United States Space Force
TypeSatellite ground station
Part of National Reconnaissance Office
HeadquartersBuckley Space Force Base, Colorado, U.S.
Col Robert J. Schreiner
Space Delta 20

Aerospace Data Facility-Colorado (ADF-C) or Space Delta 20 (DEL 20) one of three satellite ground stations operated by the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and United States Space Force in the continental United States.[1] Located within Buckley Space Force Base in Aurora, Colorado, the facility is responsible for the command and control of reconnaissance satellites involved in the collection of intelligence information and for the dissemination of that intelligence to other U.S. government agencies.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "Space Force to Take on the Army's Missile Warning Ground Stations in October". 7 March 2023.
  2. ^ "National Reconnaissance Office, Mission Ground Station Declassification, Questions and Answers" (PDF).
  3. ^ "Major Tenant Organizations". Buckley Air Force Base. July 8, 2013. Archived from the original on 27 September 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  5. ^ "ADF-Colorado hails Middleton, farewells Brig.Gen. Povak". National Reconnaissance Office.
  6. ^ "COLONEL JACOB MIDDLETON > Schriever Air Force Base > Display". www.schriever.af.mil. Archived from the original on 21 December 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2022.
  7. ^ "Schreiner takes command of ADF Colorado".

39°42′06″N 104°45′06″W / 39.701667°N 104.751667°W / 39.701667; -104.751667