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Peacekeeper Missile / Glory Trip 28PA Launch

2006 May 21

Peacekeeper / Glory Trip 28PA missile launch

In spite of the presence of high clouds, the webmaster captured this photo of the 1999 March 10 night launch of a Peacekeeper ICBM from Vandenberg AFB. The test launch, called Glory Trip 28PA, vehicle sent eight unarmed reentry vehicle (warheads) on a 30-minute flight to impact areas at Kwajalein Atoll in the central Pacific.

This time exposure was taken by Brian Webb from Ventura County, California - some 100 miles east-southeast of the missile silo.

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