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Vandenberg rocket launch delayed again

By   /  Monday, September 19th, 2016  /  Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on Vandenberg rocket launch delayed again

An earth observation satellite sitting atop an Atlas V rocket at Vandenberg Air Force Base has had its launch delayed again, this time because of a nearby wildfire. The WorldView 4 earth observation satellite was scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Space Launch Complex 3 at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 18, but the launch was scrubbed because Read More →

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Vandenberg rocket launch delayed until Sept. 18

By   /  Friday, September 16th, 2016  /  Latest news, Technology  /  Comments Off on Vandenberg rocket launch delayed until Sept. 18

Updated at 5:25 p.m. Sept. 16: An Atlas V rocket scheduled to launch an earth imaging satellite into orbit at 11 a.m. Sept. 16 from Vandenberg Air Force base was delayed because of a minor leak in one of the ground propellant tanks. The United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin Space Systems Read More →

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Rocket carrying satellite to launch Sept. 16 from Vandenberg Air Force Base

By   /  Tuesday, September 13th, 2016  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Rocket carrying satellite to launch Sept. 16 from Vandenberg Air Force Base

An Atlas V rocket once destined for Mars will instead carry an observation satellite into orbit when it blasts off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sept. 16. The United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin Space Systems and Boeing Defense, Space and Security, will launch the WorldView-4 observation satellite into orbit on Read More →

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SpaceX launch at Vandenberg AFB delayed

By   /  Thursday, September 8th, 2016  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on SpaceX launch at Vandenberg AFB delayed

A SpaceX launch slated for 9:49 p.m. Sept. 19 at Vandenberg Air Force Base will not go ahead as scheduled. In response to a Business Times inquiry on Sept. 8, a SpaceX spokesman said in an email “There’s no SpaceX launch scheduled for Sept. 19,” but did not elaborate further. On Sept. 1, a SpaceX Read More →