SpaceX Rocket Launched Successfully
Update by edhat staff
Sunday's planned launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc has been delayed 24 hours.
The news scheduled liftoff is set for December 3 at 10:31:47 a.m. PST, the start of a 30-minute launch window.
Sunday morning's launch attempt was postponed to allow for additional inspections of the rocket's second stage.
Team V is scheduled to support launch of the Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex-4E on Sunday, Dec. 2, with a launch window of 10:32 a.m. PST to 11:01 a.m. PST.
The public can view this launch from the Hawk's Nest on Azalea Lane off of Hwy 1 just a half mile south of Vandenberg Air Force Base's main gate.
The Hawk's Nest gates will open on Sunday at 9:00 a.m. PST and close at 10:15 a.m. PST. As a reminder the public is asked not to bring or consume alcohol, smoke, nor have any open fires or barbecues. Weapons are not allowed, additionally, the use of small unmanned aerial systems within five miles of any active runway, such as Vandenberg’s, is prohibited.