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Atlas V launch successful

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFNS) — The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a National Reconnaissance Office payload was successfully launched Dec. 12, from Space Launch Complex-3, here. 398 more words

Space Exploration

Rocket Carrying Spy Satellite Successfully Launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base

A rocket carrying a national defense satellite was launched Friday from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

At 7:19 p.m., the Atlas V rocket blasted from the military base just north of Santa Barbara, according to the United Launch Alliance, which built the rocket system. 54 more words

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Vandenberg Launch of Powerful Atlas V Rocket Carrying Spy Satellite Scrubbed

The oncoming storm prompted a delay in the planned launch Thursday of a powerful rocket carrying a mysterious U.S. spy satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base. 350 more words

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