Vandenberg Launch Schedule
updated: Jul 15, 2012, 2:05 PM
Source: Launch Alert
AUG 2: To be announced: Atlas V : SLC-3E:
Vehicle will launch the classified NROL-36 payload for the U.S.
National Reconnaissance Office. The vehicle will also carry the
following secondary payloads: CINEMA (Cubesat for Ion, Neutral,
Electron, Magnetic fields), University of California Berkeley; CSSWE
(Colorado Student Space Weather Experiment), University of Colorado at
Boulder; CP5, California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo;
CXBN (Cosmic X-ray Background Nanosat) Morehead State University; SMDC
1.1 and 1.2, US Army Space and Missile Defense Command; Aeneas,
University of Southern California; RE, Lawrence Livermore National
Laboratory; and three AeroCube spacecraft, the Aerospace Corporation.
NOV 14 : To be announced : Minuteman III : ---
Test launch. The Defense Department may release some details about the
launch a few days in advance.
JAN 22: Dawn: Pegasus XL : N/A:
Vehicle will be air-dropped from an L-1011 jumbo jet flying offshore.
The aircraft will be staged from Vandenberg AFB. Launch occurs shortly
before sunrise and may create a weak Twilight Effect as exhaust at
high altitude is illuminated by the Sun
2012 : To be announced : Falcon 9 : SLC-4E:
Vehicle will launch a payload for MDA Corp. (Canada)
2012 : To be announced: Falcon Heavy: SLC-4E:
Falcon Heavy demonstration flight
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