NORAD supports first U.S. manned space launch in nine years
Florida Air National Guard F-15s from the 125th Fighter Wing, Jacksonville, Florida, conducted a North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) mission, defending the skies over the Kennedy Space Center during the first manned space launch in nearly nine years, Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 30, 2020. NORAD is responsible for detecting, deterring, defending and if necessary, defeating any aviation threats to the citizens of North America and critical infrastructure, to included manned space launches.

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