As of 2018 July 20
A Taurus rocket carrying Taiwan's ROCSAT-2 satellite lifts-off from Space Launch Complex 576E at Vandenberg AFB. To access launch photos, videos, and audio reports, visit the Vandenberg Rocket and Missile Launch Multimedia library. Image courtesy U.S. Air Force.
This schedule lists rocket and missile launches from Vandenberg AFB for the next several months. It is a composite of unclassified information approved for public release from government, industry, and other sources. This schedule is essentially accurate at the time of publication, but may disagree with other sources. Details on military launches are withheld until they are approved for public release. For detailed information about this schedule, refer to the Notes section below.
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|JUL 25||04:39:26||Falcon 9||SLC-4E||Vehicle will launch Iridium NEXT satellites 56-65. The first stage's bright flame could make the early portion of this launch visible for more than 120 miles. Liftoff occurs too long before sunrise for the rocket exhaust to be illuminated by the sun|
|AUG-SEP?||Unknown||Falcon 9||SLC-4E||Vehicle will launch Iridium NEXT satellites 66-75|
|NET SEP||Unknown||Falcon 9||SLC-4E||Vehicle will launch several SSO-A satellites|
|NET SEP||Unknown||Falcon 9||SLC-4E||Vehicle will launch Argentina's SAOCOM-1A satellite|
|SEP 12||05:46-08:20||Delta II||SLC-2W||Vehicle will launch NASA's ICESat-2 spacecraft|
|SEP 26||Unknown||Delta IV
|SLC-6||Vehicle will launch the NROL-71 payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office|
|NOV||Unknown||Falcon 9||SLC-4E||Vehicle will launch three RADARSAT earth imaging satellites for Canada|
2018 MAR 11 - 2018 NOV 4: Pacific Time = UTC -7 hours
2018 NOV 4 - 2019 MAR 10: Pacific Time = UTC -8 hours
|NET||No earlier than|
|PDT||Pacific Daylight Time|
|PST||Pacific Standard Time|
|SLC||Space Launch Complex|
|UTC||Coordinated Universal Time|
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