As of 2015 August 30
A Taurus rocket carrying Taiwan's ROCSAT-2 satellite lifts-off from Space Launch Complex 576E at Vandenberg AFB. To access launch photos, videos, and audio reports, visit the Vandenberg Rocket and Missile Launch Multimedia library. Image courtesy U.S. Air Force.
This schedule lists rocket and missile launches from Vandenberg AFB for the next several months. It is a composite of unclassified information approved for public release from government, industry, and other sources. This schedule is essentially accurate at the time of publication, but may disagree with other sources. Details on military launches are withheld until they are approved for public release. For detailed information about this schedule, refer to the Notes section below.
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|Fall||Unknown||Falcon 9||SLC-4E||Vehicle will launch the Jason 3 scientific satellite. Launch delayed from July due to a spacecraft thruster problem. Spacecraft arrived at Vandenberg AFB on June 18. Launch delayed following the failed launch of a Falcon 9 in late June from Florida.|
|OCT 8||To be
|Atlas V||SLC-3||Vehicle will launch the classified NROL-55 payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. The vehicle will also carry the following secondary payloads: AeroCube-5c and AeroCube-7 (Aerospace Corp.); three SNaP-3 spacecraft (Army Space and Missile Defense Center); two PropCube spacecraft (Tyvak); two SINOD-D spacecraft (SRI International); ARC-1 (University of Alaska-Fairbanks); BisonSat (Salish Kootenai College); Fox-1 (AMSAT); and LMRST-Sat (Jet Propulsion Laboratory)|
|FEB 10||To be
|Delta IV||SLC-6||Vehicle will launch the classified NROL-45 payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. The liquid propellant first stage will use two strap-on solid rocket motors.|
2015 MAR 8 - 2015 NOV 1: Pacific Time = UTC -7 hours
2015 NOV 1 - 2016 MAR 13: Pacific Time = UTC -8 hours
|NET||No earlier than|
|PDT||Pacific Daylight Time|
|PST||Pacific Standard Time|
|UTC||Coordinated Universal Time|
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