As of 2016 August 27
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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|SEP 15||11:30-11:44||Atlas V||SLC-3E||Vehicle will launch the WorldView 4 earth observation satellite for DigitalGlobe. The Atlas V will also carry seven technology demonstation satellites (cubesats) as secondary payloads.|
|SEP 19||21:49||Falcon 9||SLC-4E||Vehicle will launch 10 Iridium Next commercial communications satellites. This evening launch could be visually impressive|
|Minotaur C||SLC-576E||Vehicle will launch six SkySat earth observation satellites|
|Falcon 9||SLC-4E||Vehicle will launch Taiwan's Formosat 5 satellite and the Sherpa dispenser carrying several small payloads|
|DEC 1||To be
|Atlas V||SLC-3E||Vehicle will launch the classified NROL-79 payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office|
|Falcon 9||SLC-4E||Vehicle will launch 10 Iridium Next commercial communications satellites|
|MAR 16||01:47||Delta II||SLC-2W||Vehicle will launch the JPSS-1 weather satellite|
2016 MAR 13 - 2016 NOV 6: Pacific Time = UTC -7 hours
2016 NOV 6 - 2017 MAR 12: 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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