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Showing posts with label Vandenberg Air Force Base. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Vandenberg Air Force Base. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Up in the air: SpaceX, ULA launches postponed from Vandenberg Air Force Base


Up in the air: SpaceX, ULA launches postponed from Vandenberg Air Force Base


Article Excerpt: "... On Saturday, ULA released a statement noting that the new launch date and time would be provided after additional testing. “We continue to remedy the technical issues that caused the last scrub of the Delta IV Heavy, and are working with our partners, the National Reconnaissance Office and the U.S. Air Force, to ensure that we fly when it is safe to do so,” said Gary Wentz, vice president of government and commercial programs for ULA ..."


Reference: santamariatimes.com

Thursday, January 3, 2019

United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy carrying the NROL-71 mission


Launch of New US Spy Satellite Delayed to Early 2019


Article Excerpt: "... "The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy carrying the NROL-71 mission will launch no earlier than Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019," ULA representatives said in a statement."The mission will launch from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California ..."


Reference: www.space.com

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

SpaceX Rocket Launch Lights Up The California Sky, Freaks Out Some Residents


SpaceX Rocket Launch Lights Up The California Sky, Freaks Out Some Residents


Article Excerpt: "... An iridescent streak lit up the sky over Southern California on Friday night, stopping traffic and leading some residents to marvel and others to worry about a UFO or even a nuclear bomb attack. In reality, it was a SpaceX rocket lifting off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, north of Santa Barbara, Calif., carrying 10 satellites for the Iridium constellation ..."


Reference: www.npr.org