Vice President to Visit Vandenberg on Wednesday

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By edhat staff

Vice President Mike Pence will visit Vandenberg Air Force Base on Wednesday to discuss space launch activities.

Pence is schedued to meet with senior officials on space traffic management, Western Range launch operations, and ongoing efforts to establish a U.S. Space Force, reports Space News.

“The vice president will address service members at Vandenberg, thank them for their service and dedication to space, and discuss the Trump administration’s efforts to modernize our nation’s space infrastructure and create the sixth branch of the armed forces, the United States Space Force,” the White House official said to Space News.

Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) headquarters the 30th Space Wing which manages Department of Defense space and missile testing, as well as satellite launches into polar orbit from the West Coast. VAFB also houses the Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC) where Air Force and allied space operators track all space activities and support military operations around the world. CSpOC is slated to be one of two command centers for the U.S. Space Command.

Pence is scheduled to hear about ongoing efforts to transition the civilian space traffic management mission from the Air Force to the Department of Commerce while Vandenberg is investing in range infrastructure to attract commercial companies, reports Space News.

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Bodyboarder73 Jul 11, 2019 05:13 PM
Vice President to Visit Vandenberg on Wednesday

I sure wish we could get more moderate politicians in this world. Both sides are selfish. There's no common sense. The two extreme parties just divide us instead of the balancing issues.

Roger Jul 11, 2019 05:52 AM
Vice President to Visit Vandenberg on Wednesday

For those mature subjects who called some of us Haters because we do not agree with the current administration of insanity in the white house since your so much better than the rest of us I expect that you will not moan anymore about decisions our current mayor makes in your better interests here in Santa Barbara.

ChillinGrillin Jul 11, 2019 12:12 AM
Vice President to Visit Vandenberg on Wednesday

Meanwhile the federal government can't seem to find money to buy toothbrushes and soap for children being detained by ICE. The current administration is mean-spirited, corrupt, and sad. Especially Pence, the top yes-man in the whole puppet show.

macpuzl Jul 10, 2019 12:16 PM
Vice President to Visit Vandenberg on Wednesday

Pence and most of his fellow reptilians would be perfect recruits for space force voyagers, since they have no spines to worry about losing bone density in low G.

GeneralTree Jul 10, 2019 11:38 AM
Vice President to Visit Vandenberg on Wednesday

Pence believes the universe was created 4 thousand years ago and that Jesus walked at the time dinosaurs were alive. I can't trust or take anything he says seriously.

Red Creek Jul 10, 2019 11:04 AM
Vice President to Visit Vandenberg on Wednesday

It would be nice if our elected officials spent as much time worrying about the welfare of the most of us rather than the elites and their corporate military industrial complex. My parents both worked for NASA, my father an engineer on the shuttle. Both thought the agency was poorly managed after it gave up on Kennedy's call for "peaceful" investment in space and turned to spy satellites and colonizing space for the military.

patrick Jul 10, 2019 10:22 AM
Vice President to Visit Vandenberg on Wednesday

Losing, losing, losing: the poor, the middle class, minorities, non-Christians, the environment, the national debt, honesty, integrity, world peace, ethics, the LGBTQ, and anyone with common sense.

a-1563360656 Jul 10, 2019 09:28 AM
Vice President to Visit Vandenberg on Wednesday

What a boondoggle of a trip for the V.P! This is nothing more than a get out of Washington, D.C. excuse due to: high humidity, high political pushback on all fronts, high time to get Mother on the road to cool her jets, high time to put some needed distance between Pasty & The Don, high time for Pasty to sample some of the excellent Cali cannabis product.

SBZZ Jul 10, 2019 09:15 AM
Vice President to Visit Vandenberg on Wednesday

"Vandenberg is investing in range infrastructure to attract commercial companies..." Tell the VP the truth you guys - you are going to open up the base to weed growers!

Phantom Blot Jul 10, 2019 07:45 AM
Vice President to Visit Vandenberg on Wednesday

Merciful God please help us and end this travesty of an administration by sending back the space ship to transport the aliens back to their own dimension. The do not understand what it is to be a human.

420722 Jul 09, 2019 07:27 PM
Vice President to Visit Vandenberg on Wednesday

It’s so funny knowing people’s feathers are getting all ruffled over his visit. Welcome to sb county VP Pence! Not all of us are deranged in California I promise.

a-1563360656 Jul 09, 2019 05:36 PM
Vice President to Visit Vandenberg on Wednesday

Capt. Bone Spurs will not attend due to getting ready to can Alex over the Jeffrey Epstein case. Bone Spur's quote in the past" “I’ve known Jeff for fifteen years. Terrific guy,” Trump booms from a speakerphone. “He’s a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side." Yes, such a role model we have for a POTUS. "Sad"

a-1563360656 Jul 10, 2019 06:23 PM
Vice President to Visit Vandenberg on Wednesday

TDS is a hideous disease causing those infected to become devoid of any accountability or common sense. Symptoms may last up to 8 years. There is no known cure .

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