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  • FALCON 9 SCHEDULED TO LAUNCH FROM VANDENBERG

    Team Vandenberg is scheduled to launch the Iridium NEXT satellite on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex-4 here Sunday, June 25, at 1:25 p.m. PDT.This will be the first launch for Col. Michael S. Hough, 30th Space Wing commander, who took command on June 9th."I'm excited my first launch opportunity is in partnership with SpaceX,"
  • MINUTEMAN III LAUNCHES FROM VANDENBERG

    An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was launched during an operational test at 12:02 a.m. PDT here Wednesday, May 3, 2017.Col. Chris Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, was the launch decision authority."It's always a privilege to partner with the tremendous professionals of Air Force Global Strike Command to conduct test
  • MINUTEMAN III SCHEDULED FOR TEST LAUNCH

    An operational test launch of an Air Force Global Strike Command unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile is scheduled for Wednesday, May 3, between 12:01 a.m. and 6:01 a.m. PDT from Vandenberg Air Force Base.The purpose of the ICBM test launch program is to validate and verify the effectiveness, readiness and accuracy of the weapon
  • MINUTEMAN III LAUNCHES FROM VANDENBERG

    An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was launched during an operational test at 12:03 a.m., PDT, here April 26.Col. John Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, was the launch decision authority."Tonight's launch was an important demonstration of our nation's nuclear deterrent capability," said Moss. "Test launches like this one are
  • MINUTEMAN III SCHEDULED TO LAUNCH

    An operational test launch of an Air Force Global Strike Command unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile is scheduled for Wednesday, April. 26, between 12:01 a.m. to 6:01 a.m. from north Vandenberg Air Force Base.   The purpose of the ICBM test launch program is to validate and verify the effectiveness, readiness, and accuracy of
  • 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 Wednesday, March 1, at 9:50 a.m. PST.   Col. Chris Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, was the launch decision authority.   "This successful launch is the result of outstanding teamwork between members of
  • ATLAS LAUNCH SCHEDULED

    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 Wednesday, March 1, with a launch window opening at 9:49 a.m. PST.    Col. J. Christopher Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, will be the launch decision authority.   “We are postured for
  • MINUTEMAN III LAUNCHES FROM VANDENBERG

    An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was launched during an operational test at 11:39 p.m. PST here Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017.Col. Chris Moss, 30th Space Wing commander, was the launch decision authority."Today's launch was an important demonstration of our nation's ICBM capabilities," said Moss. "As with all launches from the
  • Falcon 9 launches from Vandenberg

    Team Vandenberg, alongside SpaceX and Iridium partners, recently launched the Iridium NEXT satellite on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex-4, here, Jan. 14.Iridium NEXT will replace the world’s largest commercial satellite network of low-earth orbit satellites in what will be one of the largest “tech upgrades” in history. With
  • FALCON 9 SCHEDULED TO LAUNCH FROM VANDENBERG

    Team Vandenberg is scheduled to launch the Iridium NEXT satellite on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex-4 here Saturday, Jan. 14, at 9:54 a.m. PST.As of Jan. 13, 12:39 p.m., FAA has removed the final conditions and authorized SpaceX to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base.Col. J. Christopher Moss, 30th Space Wing Commander, will be
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