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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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