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Delta IV launch

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Vandenberg is set to launch a Delta IV rocket carrying a Defense Meteorological Satellite Program satellite from Space Launch Complex-6 Nov. 4. The launch will take place between 5:52 and 6:02 a.m.

Col. Terry Djuric, 30th Space Wing vice commander, is the spacelift commander, or final "go for launch" authority, for this mission. The 30th Space Wing is the Air Force Space Command organization responsible for all Department of Defense space and missile launch activities on the West Coast of the United States.


Media Advisory: The following media opportunities are available for members of the media accredited by 30th Space Wing Public Affairs. For accreditation, call Staff Sgt. Allen Puckett at (805) 606-2320 or Tech. Sgt. Rebecca Danét at (805) 606-3390.

Pre-launch press conference: Friday, a media escort departs the Main Gate Visitor's Center at 8:30 a.m.

Remote camera set-up: Call Staff Sgt. Allen Puckett to request remote camera availability.

Tower rollback: Friday, a media escort departs the South Base Gate at 3 p.m.

Launch viewing of the Delta IV: Saturday, a media escort departs the Main Gate Visitor's Center at 5 a.m.