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Vandenberg welcomes SpaceX

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Richard Boltz, the 30th Space Wing commander, speaks during the ground breaking ceremony at Space Launch Complex 4 East here Wednesday, July 14, 2011.  SpaceX has plans to launch their Falcon Heavy from Vandenberg in 2013.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Richard Boltz, the 30th Space Wing commander, speaks during the ground breaking ceremony at Space Launch Complex 4 East here Wednesday, July 14, 2011. SpaceX has plans to launch their Falcon Heavy from Vandenberg in 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Lompoc Mayor John Linn, speaks during the ground breaking ceremony at Space Launch Complex 4 East here Wednesday, July 14, 2011.  SpaceX has plans to launch their Falcon Heavy from Vandenberg in 2013.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Lompoc Mayor John Linn, speaks during the ground breaking ceremony at Space Launch Complex 4 East here Wednesday, July 14, 2011. SpaceX has plans to launch their Falcon Heavy from Vandenberg in 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Lompoc Mayor John Linn, Elon Musk, the founder and chief executive officer of SpaceX, and California Lt. Govenor Gavin Newsom, shovel sand during the ground breaking ceremony at Space Launch Complex 4 East here Wednesday, July 14, 2011.  SpaceX has plans to launch their Falcon Heavy from Vandenberg in 2013.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Lompoc Mayor John Linn, Elon Musk, the founder and chief executive officer of SpaceX, and California Lt. Govenor Gavin Newsom, shovel sand during the ground breaking ceremony at Space Launch Complex 4 East here Wednesday, July 14, 2011. SpaceX has plans to launch their Falcon Heavy from Vandenberg in 2013. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Satran)