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Default Air Force Logo CREWS FIGHT VANDENBERG AFB WILDLAND FIRE - UPDATE
The Canyon Fire on south Vandenberg AFB grew to 4,528 acres Sunday night, continuing to burn at what responders describe as a “slow to moderate speed”.   In the early hours of Monday morning, fire teams used a helicopter to map fire lines and evaluate progress. Understanding the precise boundaries of the fire will allow the commanding fire chief to
0 9/19
2016
Default Air Force Logo CREWS FIGHT VANDENBERG AFB WILDLAND FIRE - UPDATE
The 1,200 acre Canyon Fire on south Vandenberg, Sept. 18, 2016, is burning at what responders describe as a “slow to moderate speed”.   Vandenberg AFB firefighters, assisted by U.S. Forestry Service, CalFire, and Santa Barbara County fire crews, continue to work around the clock fighting the fire, however as of 1:47 p.m. it remained zero percent
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Default Air Force Logo VANDENBERG AFB CANYON FIRE PRESS CONFERENCE
There will be a press conference for local media regarding the Canyon Fire on South Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA at 2:00 p.m. PDT. All media wishing to attend the press conference are encouraged to meet at the South Base gate on Arguello Road and Ocean Ave and park at the adjacent parking lot. For updates please check the Vandenberg AFB website at
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2016
Canyon fire, Sept. 18, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Close to 800 Vandenberg AFB, U.S. Forestry Service, CalFire, and Santa Barbara County fire fighters continue to battle the nearly 500 acre wildland fire on south Vandenberg. CREWS FIGHT VANDENBERG AFB WILDLAND FIRE
Close to 800 Vandenberg AFB, U.S. Forestry Service, CalFire, and Santa Barbara County fire fighters continue to battle the nearly 500 acre wildland fire on south Vandenberg, Sept. 18. In addition to the hand-crews and bulldozers, air assets are expected to rejoin Sunday morning according to Vandenberg Fire Chief Clem Marrero.  “We’re using Santa
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2016
Default Air Force Logo VANDENBERG AFB LAUNCH DELAYED
The south Vandenberg AFB wildland fire that began on Sept. 17, has delayed the Atlas V launch scheduled for Sept. 18."Our procedures require stand-by firefighting crews for every launch to ensure safety of our personnel and facility protection," said Col. Paul Nosek, Emergency Operations Center commander. "We've delayed the launch in order to
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Default Air Force Logo WILDLAND FIRE AT VANDENBERG - UPDATE
Fire crews from Vandenberg AFB and Santa Barbara County continue to fight a wildland fire on south Vandenberg, September 17.No facilities or infrastructure have been damaged, as the fire is located in a remote canyon between Arguello and Santa Ynez Roads, and crews work to contain the blaze.According to Col. Paul Nosek, Emergency Operations Center
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Default Air Force Logo WILDLAND FIRE AT VANDENBERG
Fire crews from Vandenberg Air Force Base and Santa Barbara County are responding to a wildland fire on Vandenberg AFB, South Base, Saturday, September 17.The fire, named the Canyon Incident, is affecting 50 acres near Arguello and Santa Ynez Ridge roads.Approximately 250 firefighters including hand-crews, bulldozers, and air assets are
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Default Air Force Logo ATLAS LAUNCH DELAYED

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2016
The Worldview-4 satellite is mated to an Atlas V rocket inside the mobile service tower at Space Launch Complex-3, Sep. 7th, 2016, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Accompanied by seven Cubesatellites, the Worldview-4 payload is an Earth imaging satellite able to capture extremely high resolution, panchromatic pictures and will leave Space Launch Complex-3 on the back of an Atlas V rocket. (Courtesy Photo / United Launch Alliance) Worldview-4 satellite to launch from Vandenberg
Vandenberg’s 4th Space Launch Squadron and United Launch Alliance are set to propel the Worldview-4 satellite into a Sun Synchronous orbit, here, Sept. 16.Accompanied by seven Cubesatellites, the Worldview-4 payload is an Earth imaging satellite able to capture extremely high resolution, panchromatic pictures and will leave Space Launch Complex-3
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2016
Default Air Force Logo ATLAS V LAUNCH SCHEDULED
Team Vandenberg is scheduled to launch the WorldView-4 satellite on an Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex-3 here Friday, Sept. 16, with a launch window opening at 11:30 a.m. PDT.   The rocket, a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 provided by Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services, has a four meter fairing to safely hold the satellite as
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