As of 2020 May 30
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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All launch dates and times are subject to change and are listed in 24-hour format.
|JUL 31?||Unknown||Firefly Alpha||SLC-2W||Firefly Alpha first flight. Vehicle will carry multiple payloads into orbit|
|AUG||Unknown||Minuteman III||---||ICBM test launch. Vehicle will probably send an unarmed warhead on a ballistic trajectory to the central Pacific. This launch was publicly announced APR 30 in a 20th Air Force News release|
|OCT-DEC||Unknown||Delta IV Heavy||SLC-6||The vehicle will carry the classified NROL-82 payload into orbit for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office|
|NOV||Unknown||Falcon 9||SLC-4E||Vehicle will launch the Sentinel 6A (Jason-CS) sea level measuring satellite|
|NOV 30?||Unknown||Falcon 9||SLC-4E||Vehicle will launch the SmallSat Rideshare Mission 1|
|DEC 31?||Unknown||Falcon 9||SLC-4E||Vehicle will launch the WorldView Legion 1 and Legion 2 satellites into orbit|
|JAN 13||Unknown||Atlas V||SLC-3||Vehicle will launch the Landsat 9 earth observation satellite|
2020 MAR 8 - 2020 NOV 1: Pacific Time = UTC -7 hours
2020 NOV 1 - 2021 MAR 14: 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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