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  1. Trump signs order to create US Space CommandRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    In this photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. President Donald Trump signed an executive order creating a U.S. Space Command that will better organize and advance the military's vast operations in space, U.S. officials say.

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  2. Look in the sky for Delta IV Heavy rocket launch Tuesday night from...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | LA Daily News

    The twice-delayed launch of a rocket carrying a reconnaissance satellite into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County is scheduled Tuesday night, potentially giving the Southland a holiday-season aerial light show. According to United Launch Alliance, it will try again to launch the rocket at 5:57 p.m. The Delta IV Heavy rocket will be carrying a secretive satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.

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  3. The Latest: Trump signs order to create US Space CommandRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The Wichita Eagle

    In this Dec. 3, 2018, file photo, In this photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order soon, possibly as early as Tuesday, Dec. 18, creating a U.S. Space Command that will better organize and advance the military's vast operations in space, U.S. officials say.

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  4. SpaceX And Blue Origin Scrub Rocket Launches Tuesday MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News 88.9 KNPR

    ... place in California, where the United Launch Alliance will send a Delta IV Heavy rocket up from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 8:57 p.m. ET. It will carry a U.S. National Reconnaissance Office satellite called the NROL- 71, which the Air Force says ...

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  5. Blue Origin, SpaceX, Arianespace, United Launch Alliance may all fly to space TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Post

    In this Dec. 3, 2018, file photo, In this photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Four different companies have rocket launches slated for Dec. 18: Elon Musk's SpaceX, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, France's Arianespace and United Launch Alliance, the joint venture between Boeing Co.

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  6. SpaceX To Launch Rocket Carrying New GPS Satellite Tuesday MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    ... place in California, where the United Launch Alliance will send a Delta IV Heavy rocket up from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 8:57 p.m. ET. It will carry a U.S. National Reconnaissance Office satellite called the NROL- 71, which the Air Force says ...

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  7. AP sources: Trump plans to create U.S. Space CommandRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    In this Dec. 3, 2018, file photo, In this photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying the Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order soon, possibly as early as Tuesday, Dec. 18, creating a U.S. Space Command that will better organize and advance the militarya s vast operations in space, U.S. officials say.

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  8. How to watch the four rocket launches today, including SpaceX and Blue OriginRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Fast Company

    ... on the NROL-71 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office. It's scheduled to lift off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 8:57 p.m. EST (5:57 p.m. PST). You can watch that launch live on ULA's website or you can also watch the live ...

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  9. You Can Watch FOUR Rocket Launches Online Today By SpaceX, Blue Origin & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | SPACE.com

    ... NROL-71 spacecraft for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office is scheduled to lift off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 8:57 p.m. EST (5:57 p.m. local California time; 0157 GMT on Dec. 19). You can watch that one live on Space.com as ...

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  10. Mavericks sees waves, - chaos,' but no contest - yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... second semifinal of the 2010 contest. (Dan Coyro -- Santa Cruz Sentinel) The bluff leading up to Vandenberg Air Force Base looks like a porcupine Monday, Dec. 17, 2018 as spectators crowd along it to watch surfers at the Maverick's surf break near ...

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  11. Trump plans to create US Space Command: sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    ... rocket, carrying the Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express, launches from Space Launch Complex-4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (Senior Airman Clayton Wear/U.S. Air Force via AP, File / MANILA BULLETIN) Trump's order is separate from his ...

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  12. Tuesday may deliver a triple-header of big launches to cap 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    ... Tuesday's launch activity will cap off with a liftoff of the powerful Delta IV Heavy rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Launch time is 8:57pm ET (01:57 UTC Wednesday). For this mission, which was scrubbed more than a week ago in ...

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  13. You won't believe that this photo of the GG Bridge is realRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2018 | SFGate

    ... The glowing object was not a UFO, but a Falcon 9 rocket, launched by Elon Musk's SpaceX from the Vandenberg Air Force Base 160 miles northwest of Los Angeles. The rocket, carrying an Argentine Earth-observation satellite, returned to its launch site ...

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  14. Vice President Mike Pence to attend SpaceX launch in Florida on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    Thick fog surrounds a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at Vandenberg Air Force Base before the 7:22 p.m. launch of a satellite for Argentina. Photo by Gene Blevins/Special to the Los Angeles Daily News) Vice President Mike Pence announced this week that he will attend SpaceX's next Falcon 9 rocket launch out of Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Pence made the announcement on Twitter Wednesday, Dec. 12, calling the mission to deploy the first satellite in the next generation of Global Positioning Systems an "important step forward as we seek to secure American leadership in space."

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  15. Watch it live: Launch of spy satellite out of Vandenberg set for Tuesday, Dec. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | The Daily Breeze

    United Launch Alliance Delta 4-Heavy stands upright at Vandenberg Air Force Base prepared for launch. The next Delta 4-Heavy launch is planned for Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 5:57 p.m. The twice-postponed launch of a spy satellite by United Launch Alliance is scheduled to take place at 5:57 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, out of Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc.

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  16. Wonder why your flight is delayed? It could be due to a SpaceX launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Los Angeles Times

    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base lights up the Southern California sky in October. The launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket in February was a triumph of engineering and another celebrated coup for Elon Musk's space company.

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  17. Dec. 16 marks anniversary of Vandenberg's first nuclear-capable launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    A Thor Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile, nicknamed "Tune Up", prepares to depart from Launch Facility 75-1-1, Dec. 16, 1958, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Demonstrating operational capability, the successful test was conducted only a year after the base was activated - and ignited a launch legacy spanning more than five decades.

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  18. Delta IV Heavy Rocket Launch at Vandenberg AFB Rescheduled For TuesdayRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 13 | Noozhawk

    The highly anticipated Delta IV Heavy rocket at Vandenberg Air Force Base will get another chance at liftoff Tuesday evening. The United Launch Alliance rocket blastoff is planned for 5:57 p.m. from Space Launch Complex-6 on South Base.

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  19. Twice-delayed Delta IV Heavy launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base now planned for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    A Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a secret payload from the National Reconnaissance Office waits inside its protective tower last week at SLC-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base. The twice-delayed launch is now scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 18. The launch of a Delta IV Heavy rocket that had been postponed twice from Vandenberg Air Force Base last week is now slated for Tuesday, Dec. 18. The launch is scheduled for a window that will open at 5:57 p.m. from VAFB's Space Launch Complex-6.

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  20. Space odysseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | NewsReview.com

    ... . O n Dec. 3, artist Trevor Paglen's giant sculpture, Orbital Reflector, launched into space from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc, California. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carried it into orbit in a brick-sized package. The artwork - an elongated ...

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