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  1. You've Got to Watch this Stunning NASA Video of Arctic Sea Ice. Now at its Lowest LevelsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Universe Today

    ... the NASA Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) onboard, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The ICESat-2 mission will measure the changing height of Earth's ice. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls) ...

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  2. Lights, Camera, Blastoff: SpaceX Rockets Light Up California's Night SkiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | The New York Times

    ... by SpaceX, was carrying an Argentine communications satellite into space. It was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, 140 miles northwest of Los Angeles. As SpaceX continues to quicken its pace of launching, If you were close enough to the ...

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  3. Overturned Box Truck Closes Northbound Highway 1 Near Vandenberg AFBRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Noozhawk

    ... said CHP Officer Rick Larson. Northbound traffic was shut down between Vandenberg Village and Vandenberg Air Force Base, and the roadway was expected to remain closed until about 5:30 p.m. Alternate route suggestions would be Harris Grade to San ...

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  4. Huge 'diamond' sculpture in space could make historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fox News

    If the purpose of art is to expand our minds, how does that change when the artwork is 350 miles away in low Earth orbit? That's a question at the heart of Orbital Reflector , a project from artist Trevor Paglen and the Nevada Museum of Art, which will see a 100-foot shiny diamond-shaped sculpture launched by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base in mid-November. The reflective, nonfunctional satellite, which will be visible to the naked eye and will orbit the Earth for several weeks before burning up harmlessly in the atmosphere, is meant to provoke wonder and asks viewers to "consider our place in the universe" and "reimagine how we live together" on Earth, according to the project's website.

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  5. 'UFO spotted' in Asia? Bizarre lights seen over China baffle onlookersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fox News

    ... Phoenix AZ. See any similarities?" In December 2017, a SpaceX launch of its Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base over Los Angeles sparked fears of an alien invasion . The rocket's contrail of water vapor became illuminated by the Sun and ...

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  6. Watch: SpaceX launch lights up California skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    A rocket booster lands on a pad not far from where it took off at Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sunday night. Photo: SpaceX Hawthorne-based rocket maker SpaceX successfully deployed its latest satellite into orbit during an evening liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base that lit up South California's skies.

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  7. Rocket carrying Argentinian satellite takes off successfullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | SFGate

    Two streaks in this long exposure photo show a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifting off, left, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, as seen from Pismo Beach, Calif. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, and then its first stage returning, right, to Earth at a nearby landing pad.

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  8. Social media lights up with SpaceX satellite launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Sunday night. It was the first time SpaceX landed a first-stage booster back at its launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base, about 130 miles (209 kilometers) northwest of Los Angeles. The Air Force warned residents on the central California coast ...

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  9. 3 companies win major Air Force rocket contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | CBS News

    ... in its upper stage. The rocket will be launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and Vandenberg Air Force Base. Blue Origin won a $500 million contract to help develop its New Glenn booster, a rocket with a fully reusable first stage powered ...

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  10. Jean Barton: Sun Fire burns valuable fall feedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... Definitely a pull over and watch moment." Her photos were beautiful. It was a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base. Monday morning, there were many fire trucks and accompanying white pickups parked east of the Bunting barns. More fire and ...

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  11. Bill Macfadyen: Neighborhood Watch Drives Discovery of Body in Parked Car Near GoletaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Noozhawk

    ... aerial light show that was seen throughout the West Coast, SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base the night of Oct. 7. Such liftoffs have become technologically routine for VAFB, which SpaceX has been using to send ...

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  12. Photos: SpaceX launch lights up Southern California skies as rocket...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Pasadena Star-News

    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The rocket deployed SAOCOM 1A, a radar observation satellite for Argentina, then returned its booster to earth, landing at Vandenberg for the first time.

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  13. USAF spends $2.3b on its EELV program | Lockheed will continue...Read the original story

    Friday Oct 12 | Defence Industry Daily

    ... Ohio; and Michoud, Louisiana. The OmegA will be launched from Kennedy Space Center, Florida and Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Orbit is expected to complete the rocket by December 31st, 2024. The third contract is being awarded to Blue ...

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  14. Community Members Speak Out Against Federal Drilling, Fracking ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Noozhawk

    ... the Purisima and Santa Rita Hills, Tepusquet Canyon, Cuyama Valley foothills, along Highway 154, Vandenberg Air Force Base, and land near or adjacent to the Los Padres National Forest, the San Rafael Wilderness, the Sisquoc River, Lake Cachuma and ...

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  15. SpaceX satellite launch lights up night sky, social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | KTMF

    Two streaks in this long exposure photo show a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifting off, left, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, as seen from Pismo Beach, Calif. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, and then its first stage returning, right, to ... .

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  16. Spectacular SpaceX Rocket Launch Lights Up Ventura Night SkyRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Fillmore Gazette

    The Falcon 9 launched into orbit at 7:21 p.m., Sunday, October 7, from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base about 158 miles north of Los Angeles to deliver the Earth-observation radar satellite SAOCOM-1A into orbit for Argentina's national space agency. That mission was a success, and SpaceX also landed the first stage of the Falcon 9 at a new site near its Vandenberg launchpad in a historic first.

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  17. Legionnaires watch rocket launch into space and backRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | American Legion Magazine

    On a hillside near Vandenberg Air Force Base a crowd of space enthusiasts, scientists, engineers and journalists roared with excitement, then fell silent as the Falcon 9 rocket blasted into space. The sunset mission created an artful sky visible throughout Southern California with each phase of the launch as the rocket moved up and through the atmosphere.

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  18. SpaceX launch lights up Southern California skies; booster returns to earth not far from launch siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 7 | Whittier Daily News

    A rocket booster lands on a pad not far from where it took off at Vandenberg Air Force Base on Sunday night. Photo: SpaceX A SpaceX rocket launch on Sunday Oct. 7 makes a brilliant display of colors in the night sky as seen from Hermosa Beach.

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  19. Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin will receive part of a $2.3 billion fund to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | Daily Mail

    ... Blue Origin said in a statement following the announcement that it will build a launch site at the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, although it did not say what rockets would launch from the site. At 313 ft (95 m) tall, New Glenn is second ...

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  20. Bezos' Blue Origin, Others Get $2.3 Billion in US Rocket ContractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Voice of America

    ... said in a statement following Wednesday's announcement that it will build a launch site at the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, although it did not say what rockets would launch from the site. ULA announced in September that its Vulcan ...

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