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  • USSF-62 Mission Launches from Vandenberg

    A U.S Space Force mission, carrying the first Weather System Follow-on – Microwave (WSF-M) satellite, launches aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4-East at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., April 11, 2024, at 7:24 a.m. PDT. This is the 13th mission to launch from Vandenberg

  • WSF-M SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHED FROM VSFB

    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was successfully launched today at 7:25 a.m. PDT from Space Launch Complex-4 East carrying U.S. Space Force’s Weather System Follow-on – Microwave (WSF-M) into Low Earth Orbit.

  • USSF-62 Mission Launches from VSFB

    Honorary commanders, local town mayors, and their guests watch as a U.S. Space Force mission, carrying the first Weather System Follow-on – Microwave (WSF-M) satellite aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, launches from Space Launch Complex 4-East at Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., April 11, 2024,

  • WSF-M SATELLITE SCHEDULED TO LAUNCH FROM VSFB

    Guardians and Airmen from Space Launch Delta 30 and Space Systems Command in support of SSC’s program executive office, Assured Access to Space, are targeting Thursday, April 11, 2024, prepare to launch U.S. Space Force’s Weather System Follow-on–Microwave (WSF-M) satellite to Low Earth Orbit from

  • FTG-12 GROUND-BASED INTERCEPTOR LAUNCHES FROM VSFB

    A Ground-based Interceptor, an element of the overall Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system, launches from Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Dec. 11, 2023, at 6:38 a.m. PT, by Space Launch Delta 30 Guardians, Airmen and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. The test demonstrated the ability of

  • 30th SFS Supports NROL-87 Launch

    TSgt. Andrew McKenzie, 30th Security Forces NCOIC of Launch Operations Support, explains what happens to prepare for a launch. The 30th Security Forces Squadron supports a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying National Reconnaissance Office mission NROL-87, launches from Vandenberg’s Space Launch

  • Behind the Scenes of Launch Operations Support

    One primary aspect of launches is safety. To help avoid possible injuries or dangerous situations, routines are set in place to protect the base and the community before every launch. The mastermind behind it all is Tech Sgt. Andrew McKenzie, non-commissioned officer in charge of Launch Operations

  • SPACEX FALCON 9 SCHEDULED TO LAUNCH FROM VANDENBERG TUESDAY

    Team Vandenberg is supporting a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch carrying NASA’s first planetary defense test mission, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) from Space Launch Complex-4 here Tuesday, Nov. 23, at 10:20 p.m. Pacific Time.

  • 30th CES Keeps The Current Flowing

    Airman 1st Class Adisuan Tiengngam, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems journeyman, hangs high above the ground in a bucket truck while conducting maintenance on the South Base M-Line circuit on Nov. 9, 2021 at Vandenberg Space Force Base Calif. Routine maintenance checks and repairs