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Rocket With Secret Payload Launches From Vandenberg Air Force Base

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE (AP) — A rocket carrying a secret payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast.

The Atlas V rocket lit up the sky at 5:49 a.m. 107 more words


We went into orbit!

That’s right sports fans.  We went into orbit.

Yep … Low Earth Orbit (LEO)

Our Amateur Radio satellite, Fox-1A (now officially AO-85), hitched a ride on #NROL55 this morning out of Vandenberg Air Force Base. 70 more words