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  1. Coasthills Credit Union Names Paul Cook as President/CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Noozhawk

    ... forward. This Credit Union has a heritage of service to our members, local communities, and with Vandenberg Air Force Base. Under Paul's leadership, we will continue our steadfast commitment to go above and beyond for our member-owners." The ...

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  2. NASA to Host Media Briefing on New Ice-Monitoring MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Newms360.com

    ... ASA on Twitter or in the comment section of the NASA Ice Facebook page . ICESat-2 will launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California aboard United Launch Alliance's final Delta II rocket. For more information on the mission, visit:

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  3. Lompoc Crews Battle Pair of Suspicious Santa Ynez Riverbed Fires in Less Than 24 HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Noozhawk

    For the second day in a row, Lompoc Valley firefighters have battled a blaze involving homeless encampments in the Santa Ynez riverbed. Shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday, crews from the Lompoc , Santa Barbara County and Vandenberg Air Force Base fire departments responded to the riverbed where a blaze sent a large column of black smoke into the sky, Lompoc Battalion Chief Brian Federmann said.

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  4. Mysterious X-37B Military Space Plane Nears 1 Year in OrbitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | SPACE.com

    ... 7, 2017. That was a first for the program. All prior missions had ended with a tarmac touchdown at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Ted Molczan, a Toronto-based satellite analyst, told Inside Outer Space that OTV-5's initial orbit was about ...

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  5. United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NASA's Parker Solar Probe SpacecraftRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 12 | PR Newswire

    ... be the final Delta II mission. The launch is scheduled for Sept.15 at Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, With more than a century of combined heritage, United Launch Alliance is the nation's most experienced and reliable launch ...

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  6. Maxar Technologies Hosts Canadian Prime Minister Justin TrudeauRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... ocean approaches. The three spacecraft will be launched together on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California later this year. During his visit, the Prime Minister helped to place a thermal blanket on one of the ...

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  7. Vandenberg AFB's Surf Beach Closed Until End of Plover Nesting SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Noozhawk

    The closest public beach for Lompoc Valley residents has closed after visitors hit the limit for trespassing violations allowed during a federally protected shorebird's nesting season, Vandenberg Air Force Base officials said Friday. An agreement between Vandenberg and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service crafted more than a decade ago allows people access while protecting the plover on the base beaches.

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  8. Preparations Underway for NASA's ICESat-2 Launch Next Month at Vandenberg Air Force BaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Noozhawk

    As summer heat grips the Central Coast, NASA 's newest satellite to monitor changes in the planet's ice sheets, glaciers and sea ice is undergoing preparations for launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base aboard the final Delta II rocket next month. Liftoff now is planned for Sept.

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  9. Spaceflight Gears up for Dedicated Falcon 9 LaunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | SPACE.com

    ... the largest rideshare mission to date on an American launch vehicle. The Falcon 9, launching from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, will place 71 small satellites into sun-synchronous orbit. "We're beginning the integration process," Curt ...

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  10. Rocket Lab Plans Return to Flight in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | SPACE.com

    ... next year. The company selected four finalists - Cape Canaveral, Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska, Vandenberg Air Force Base and Wallops Flight Facility - in July, and plans to select the winning site soon. "Right now it's an incredibly even race. ...

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  11. SpaceX lifts Indonesian satellite into orbit aboard reusable rocket, lands first stage on droneshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... four articulated arms and a mammoth net - from catching the nosecone after a July 25 launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc, Steven was used to carry the fairing home to San Pedro on July 27. The launch is the 15th this year for Elon ...

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  12. SpaceX launches Indonesian comsatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | CBS News

    ... an Earth-observation satellite for Argentina. That flight is scheduled for launch next month from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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  13. As busy week continues, Hawthorne's SpaceX lifts Indonesian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | The Wave

    ... four articulated arms and a mammoth net - from catching the nosecone after a July 25 launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc, Steven was used to carry the fairing home to San Pedro on July 27. The launch is the 15th this year for Elon ...

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  14. Rocket Lab secures NZ launch site for the next 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | NBR Newsroom

    ... in Florida, Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Alaska and Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Founded in 2006, Rocket Lab was valued at more than $US1 billion during its latest round of private equity ...

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  15. SpaceX Falcon 9 set to launch over 70 satellites in one go - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | CNET News.com

    ... s company to handle the bevy of satellites. The rocket is scheduled to launch later this year from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, though a specific date hasn't yet been set.

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  16. Rocket Lab will launch two missions in less than two monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | Engadget

    ... paceport , called Launch Complex 2. Among the final candidates are Cape Canaveral, Wallops Island, Vandenberg Air Force Base and the Pacific Spaceport in Alaska.

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  17. Spaceflight Prepares Historic Launch of More Than 70 Spacecraft Aboard SpaceX Falcon 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | Business Wire

    ... first dedicated rideshare mission to a Sun-Synchronous Low Earth Orbit, is slated to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base. It includes 15 microsats and 56 cubesats from commercial and government entities, of which more than 30 are from ...

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  18. Trump wants a Space Force military branch. Congress may not be ready for star warsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | Salt Lake Tribune

    In this photo provided by NASA, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with a pair of U.S.-German science satellites and five commercial communications satellites takes off from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The science payload from NASA and the German Centre for Geosciences included two identical satellites for the agencies' Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment-Follow On mission, continuing the work of two predecessor spacecraft that spanned 15 years ending last October.

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  19. 1968 Plymouth Satellite: Nice car for NASA employeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | Houston Chronicle

    ... The Delta II rocket carrying a new 1.4 billion euro weather satellite has blasted off from the Vandenberg Air Force Base on the Californian coast. The Joint Polar Satellite System 1, a collaboration between NASA and the National Oceanic and ...

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  20. News Briefs - " August 3, 2018Read the original story

    Friday Aug 3 | Aerotech News And Review

    An unarmed U.S. Air Force Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile was intentionally destroyed in flight when an anomaly occurred during a test launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. An Air Force Global Strike Command statement says the flight was safely terminated over the Pacific Ocean at 4:42 a.m., PDT, July 31. The Minuteman system's accuracy and reliability is routinely tested with launches from Vandenberg that send a missile's re-entry vehicle on a 4,200-mile flight to a target in the Kwajalein Atoll of the Marshall Islands.

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