As of 2018 January 21
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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|NET FEB 10||06:22||Falcon 9||SLC-4E||Vehicle will launch Spain's Paz satellite. Liftoff occurs 31 minutes before Vandenberg AFB sunrise and could cause the exhaust plume to be illuminated by the sun when the vehicle reaches high altitude|
|Falcon 9||SLC-4E||Vehicle will launch Iridium Next commercial communications satellites 41-50|
|APR 14||To be
|Falcon 9||SLC-4E||Vehicle will launch Iridium NEXT satellites 51-55 and the GRACE Follow-On satellites|
|MAY 5||04:10||Atlas V||SLC-3E||Vehicle will launch the InSight spacecraft to Mars|
2017 MAR 12 - 2017 NOV 5: Pacific Time = UTC -7 hours
2017 NOV 5 - 2018 MAR 11: Pacific Time = UTC -8 hours
|NET||No earlier than|
|PDT||Pacific Daylight Time|
|PST||Pacific Standard Time|
|TBD||To be determined|
|UTC||Coordinated Universal Time|
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