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  • Falcon 9 Iridium 3 Launches from Vandenberg

    Team Vandenberg supported the successful launch of 10 Iridium satellites on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex-4 here Monday, Oct. 9, at 5:37 a.m. PDT.Col. Michael S. Hough, 30th Space Wing commander, was the space launch commander for this mission."This is the fourth Falcon 9 and the third Iridium NEXT launch in 2017 from
  • Falcon 9 Scheduled for Launch

    Team Vandenberg is scheduled to launch the third Iridium mission consisting of 10 satellites on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex-4 here Monday, Oct. 9, at 5:37 a.m. PDT.Col. Michael S. Hough, 30th Space Wing commander, is the space launch commander."Our mission is to provide assured access to space and to do it safely and
  • 30th CPTS to close out fiscal year budget

    Members of the 30th Comptroller Squadron are diligently working extra hours to close out the fiscal year budget by Sept. 30. The fiscal year closeout is a time when multiple organizations come together to balance the annual base budget. “The 30th Space Wing gets a certain budget every year for all of our requirements, and by 30 September we have to
  • ATLAS LAUNCH SUCCESSFUL

    Team Vandenberg successfully launched a National Reconnaissance Office payload on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V from Space Launch Complex-3 here Saturday, Sep. 23, at 10:49 p.m. PDT. Col. Greg Wood, 30th Space Wing vice commander, was the Space Launch Commander. "Team members of the 30th Space Wing, our partners at the National Reconnaissance
  • ATLAS LAUNCH RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY

    The launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload is rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 23, from Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The launch time is approximately 10:30 p.m. PDT.
  • ATLAS LAUNCH DELAYED

    The launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload is postponed. The launch will be rescheduled no earlier than Saturday, Sep. 23 from Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Air Force Base.
  • The 4th SLS: Keeping the mission on track

    Vandenberg will launch a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, carrying a National Reconnaissance Organization payload, Sept. 21.The 4th Space Launch Squadron is one of the many critical teams working to ensure the launch goes off without a hitch. The 4th SLS ensures the risk of vehicle failure during launch is as small as possible. “All of the
  • Twin brothers compete for rank as they serve, deploy to Iraq together

    IRAQ -- Throughout the history of the military it has remained common for generations of men and women to follow in their family members’ footsteps and serve their country proudly. It’s also not unheard of for siblings to join together and serve together.For Master Sgts. Daniel and Scott Hose they did both these things attending U.S. Air Force
  • ATLAS V LAUNCH SCHEDULED FROM VANDENBERG

    Team Vandenberg is scheduled to launch a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload from Space Launch Complex-3 on Thursday, Sept. 21, with a launch window opening at 10:38 p.m. PDT.Col. Gregory Wood, 30th Space Wing vice commander, will be the launch decision authority."This launch is the culmination of
  • Vandenberg opens all beaches

    Surf, Wall and Minuteman beaches will open Saturday, Sept. 16, to beachgoers.Beach restrictions are enforced annually on all three beaches normally through Sept. 30 to protect the Western Snowy Plover, however all Plover chicks have fledged effective Sept. 14, so per the Biological Opinion and with concurrence of the 30th Space Wing Commander, all
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