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WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- It's been 10 years since the F-117 Nighthawk retired, an aircraft so secret Nevada folklore labeled it a UFO. The Nighthawk pilots were known by the call sign “Bandit,” each earning their number with their first solo flight. Some of the maintainers were also given a call sign, said ...
Ground crews at Vandenberg Air Force Base on California's Central Coast hoisted NASA's InSight Mars lander atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket Monday, kicking off nearly two weeks of integrated tests and checkouts before the probe's interplanetary launch window opens May 5. Enclosed within ...

VANDENBERG AFB, Calif. - U.S. Air Force officials announced on Monday that the Air Force plans to relocate approximately 140 personnel from Vandenberg Air Force Base to Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado. The action was approved by the secretary of the Air Force and is part of a restructure to ...
MOVIES: Vandenberg AFB Reel Time Theater. Phone: (805) 606-5565. Doors open 30 minutes before showing. Tickets: Adult $6, Child $4, 3D showings $8. Reel Time Theatre is closed Monday - Thursdays. FRIDAY APRIL 27: Gringo (R) 1900. SATURDAY APRIL 28: 7 days in Entebbe (PG-13) 1400; ...
The staff's move from Vandenberg AFB will not impact the base's primary mission as the nation's critical west coast launch facility. Through the strategic basing process, the Air Force performed an analysis and a site survey and concluded moving to Schriever AFB offers the best option to meet requirements.
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE -- As the third largest Air Force base, Vandenberg is a premiere location, not only for polar orbiting launches, but also for exercises. For this ... Vandenberg AFB is a space base, and yet when duty required it, Team V Airmen shifted gears to fit the needs of the exercise.

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Mark Correll, deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force, speaks Tuesday during a dedication of Vandenberg Air Force Base's solar array off Timber Lane. Seated, left to right, are Col. Greg Wood, 30th Space Wing vice commander, David Mcllhenny, SunPower vice president of project finance, and Frank ...
Mark Correll, deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force, speaks Tuesday during a dedication of Vandenberg Air Force Base's solar array off Timber Lane. Seated, left to right, are Col. Greg Wood, 30th Space Wing vice commander, David Mcllhenny, SunPower vice president of project finance, and Frank ...
Fresno - We're getting an inside look at NASA's next mission to mars. The Insight Lander is undergoing its final tests ahead of liftoff. The mysterious red planet has its match in the new Mars Lander insight. This will be the first mission to study the interior of mars which will also teach us about our earth moon ...
Bound for Mars: NASA preparing for First Interplanetary Launch from Vandenberg AFB ... The United Launch Alliance two-stage Atlas V 401 launch vehicle will produce 860,200 pounds (3.8 million newtons) of thrust as it climbs away from its launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base, near Lompoc, California. During the ...
Almost a year after work began on Vandenberg Air Force Base's new solar farm, base officials are set to flip the switch next week and formally dedicate the new power source. A Solar Array Dedication ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, at which Air Force leaders and representatives of companies ...
This annual event is supported by agents from the Los Angeles Passport Agency to receive applications for first time passports or renewals, and also answer any questions about the process. “The LA passport agency has been sending agents to VAFB since 2009 to hold this annual event,” said Duane ...
“The FY19 budget that we presented builds on what we did with the FY18 budget,” said Wilson. “It accelerates defendable space and will accelerate capabilities to continue to ensure space dominance.” Foregoing the continued buy of today's Space Based Infrared System satellites 7 and 8, the Air Force will ...
At 7:13 a.m., SpaceX launched its latest Falcon 9 rocket hauling 10 commercial satellites from Vandenberg Air Force base. The launch was originally set for Thursday but was delayed to allow the satellite operator's team to work on an issue with one of the satellites. Vandenberg AFB launch pic.twitter.com/ ...
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base Friday morning, delivering a group of satellites into orbit. On Twitter, SpaceX announced that all 10 satellites were deployed at low-Earth orbit. RELATED: SpaceX successfully launches world's most powerful rocket. SpaceX is trying to ...
The launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base has been delayed because of an issue with one of the satellites it's supposed to carry into space. The launch was expected to take place on Thursday, March 29 but has been pushed back to at least Saturday, March 31, according to ...

All 10 Iridium NEXT satellites for the Iridium 5 launch are on-site at Vandenberg Air Force Base and in processing for launch. ... The launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that had been planned for Thursday from Vandenberg Air Force Base was postponed early Tuesday afternoon due to an apparent issue ...
SpaceX has static fired its Falcon 9 rocket at Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E ahead of the fifth of eight planned Iridium NEXT launches. The vehicle, which includes the flight-proven booster 1041.2, will lift the fifth batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into a 625 km polar orbit. The static fire test was ...
Ground crews at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California raised a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket on its launch pad earlier this month in preparation for liftoff May 5 with NASA's InSight lander heading to Mars. The two-stage rocket was assembled in three pieces, beginning with the stacking of the ...
At approximately 6:45 p.m. GMT March 15 an Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in western Iraq. The crash does not appear to be a result of enemy activity. This incident is under investigation. The seven Airmen aboard the helicopter were lost in the crash: Capt. Mark K. Weber, 29, of Colorado ...
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein prepare to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations about the Air Force's fiscal 2019 budget March 14 in Washington, D.C.. (U.S. Air Force photo by Wayne Clark). Facebook ...
5th Iridium NEXT Satellite Batch Under Processing at Vandenberg AFB; Matt Desch Comments ... The satellites are undergoing processing at the SpaceX launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base ahead of liftoff aboard a Falcon 9 rocket that includes a first stage originally used to send the third batch of ...
Australian Army Maj. Chris Lingard, Task Group Taji Victor 4 training squadron commander and U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Wayne Collier (right), 370th Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron Joint Terminal Attack Controller monitor an incoming vehicle during an Iraqi Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controller ...
MOVIES: Vandenberg AFB Reel Time Theater. Phone: (805) 606-5565. Doors open 30 minutes before showing. Tickets: Adult $6, Child $4, 3D showings $8. Reel Time Theatre is closed Monday - Thursdays. FRIDAY MARCH 16: Den of Thieves (R) 1900. SATURDAY MARCH 17: The Commuter (PG-13) ...
WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Select total force Airmen will be chosen to participate in one of two surveys supporting the Invisible Wounds Initiative. The 2018 IWI Culture Assessment Survey and the 2018 Invisible Wounds Needs Assessment are confidential, voluntary surveys that will take approximately 20 ...
10 satellites for the Fifth Iridium® NEXT launch have arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Iridium Globe ... Iridium Communications Inc. has announced that all 10 Iridium NEXT satellites for its fifth launch have arrived and are in processing at SpaceX's west coast launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base.
The 30th Weather Squadron from Vandenberg Air Force Base in northern Santa Barbara County every day around 4 a.m. launches a weather balloon with a tiny transmitter called a radiosonde attached. As the weather balloon climbs through the atmosphere, its transmitter broadcasts back to the receiving ...
MOVIES: Vandenberg AFB Reel Time Theater. Phone: (805) 606-5565. Doors open 30 minutes before showing. Tickets: Adult $6, Child $4, 3D showings $8. Reel Time Theatre is closed Monday - Thursdays. FRIDAY MARCH 9: Proud Mary (R) 1900. SATURDAY MARCH 10: Tomb Raider Studio ...
Dirk Starbuck, 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron honorary commander, center in black shirt, gave Airmen a tour of the Veterans Memorial Building in Lompoc. Courtesy photo. Airmen tour. Buy Now. Dirk Starbuck, 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron honorary commander, gives Airmen a tour of his muffler ...
VANDENBERG AFB, Calif. - Some sections of Surf, Wall and Minuteman beaches at Vandenberg Air Force Base have closed to the public in order to protect the Western Snowy Plover and its nesting habitat. Vandenberg officials say restrictions are enforced at all three beaches from March 1 through Sept.
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE -- Col. Michael Hough, 30th Space Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Diena Mosely, 30th SW command chief, addressed troops from across the base during an all-call, here, Feb 22. Of the many topics discussed, Hough and Mosely used the opportunity to ...
NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Pasadena, CA – NASA's InSight spacecraft has arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California to begin final preparations for a launch this May. The spacecraft was shipped from Lockheed Martin Space, Denver and arrived at Vandenberg.
NASA's next Mars explorer began its long journey to the Red Planet with a short trek to Vandenberg Air Force Base. The spacecraft arrived Wednesday after an airplane trip from Lockheed Martin Space in Denver. For the next several weeks, the spacecraft will undergo final preparations in anticipation of its ...
MOVIES: Vandenberg AFB Reel Time Theater. Phone: (805) 606-5565. Doors open 30 minutes before showing. Tickets: Adult $6, Child $4, 3D showings $8. Reel Time Theatre is closed Monday - Thursdays. FRIDAY MARCH 2: Lady Bird (R) 1900. SATURDAY MARCH 3: Paddington 2 (PG) 1400; ...
Enter to win a great prize from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service's Free Friday giveaway. Airmen who follow the Exchange's main Facebook page have a chance to win every week in 2018. The Exchange plans to give away more than $28,000 in prizes on Fridays this year, including a Troy-Bilt EZT 54 ...
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch 10 satellites for the Iridium next mobile communications fleet from SLC-4E. Time is 8:19 a.m.. Late April-- Falcon 9 carrying Iridium NEXT, GRACE. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to launch five satellites for Iridium NEXT and two Gravity Recovery and Climate ...
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off over Lompoc from Vandenberg Air Force Base in the company's first West Coast launch of the year. The launch, which had been delayed three times since Saturday, went off as scheduled at 6:17 a.m. Thursday from VAFB's Space Launch Complex-4. Len Wood, Staff.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket prepares for launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Feb. 22, 2018. (Credit: SpaceX). The fourth time was a charm for SpaceX Thursday morning as they successfully launched their Falcon 9 satellite-carrying rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The Falcon 9 is carrying a ...
An airman fatally injured on Highway 1 near Vandenberg Air Force Base early Monday had been been lying in the roadway when he was struck and killed by a transit bus, the California Highway Patrol said Tuesday. Airman 1st Class Tyler M. Leidholdt, 24, who was assigned to the 30th Security Forces ...
An Air Force airman stationed at Vandenberg Air Force Base died Monday after an early-morning vehicle crash, according to base officials. The name of the deceased was withheld pending the notification of his next of kin, according to VAFB public affairs. The vehicle crash occurred around 5:30 a.m. on ...
A pedestrian was killed in an early-morning hit-and-run crash on Highway 1 near Vandenberg Air Force Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash occurred in the southbound lanes, just past Timber Lane. The call came in just after 5:30 a.m.. VAFB says the pedestrian was an ...
An Air Force airman stationed at Vandenberg Air Force Base died Monday after an early-morning vehicle crash, according to base officials. The name of the deceased was withheld pending the notification of his next of kin, according to VAFB public affairs. The vehicle crash occurred around 5:30 a.m. on ...
The company is slated to launch a rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc at 6:17 a.m. on Wednesday. On board will be two experimental satellites that will test out the technology SpaceX plans to use for its internet service, according to public filings. SpaceX has the blessing of the Federal ...
A Spanish radar-imaging satellite will travel to space aboard a Falcon 9 rocket set for launch early Saturday morning from Vandenberg Air Force Base. Liftoff of the rocket built by Space Exploration Technologies is planned for 6:17 a.m. from Space Launch Complex-4 on South Base. The launch pad is ...
An unarmed Minuteman III missile test planned this week at Vandenberg Air Force Base mysteriously was canceled, possibly due to a truce created ahead of the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea. Vandenberg officials on Monday announced plans to conduct the test of an unarmed Minuteman III ...
An unarmed Minuteman III missile test launch is planned for late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The three-stage weapon with a mock re-entry vehicle is expected to pop out of an underground silo on North Base between 11:25 p.m. Tuesday and 5:25 a.m. ...
Local elected officials, key Vandenberg Air Force Base leaders, base affiliates and local media came together for the 28 megawatt solar photovoltaic array dedication, April 10, 2018, at Vandenberg AFB. The ceremony included representatives from SunPower, the Defense Logistics Agency Energy, ...
Tech. Sgt. Jacob Wielgosiek, 39th Medical Operations Squadron surgical services flight chief, assists Master Sgt. Matthew Wilt, 39th Civil Engineer Squadron additional duty first sergeant, with yoga poses during a physical therapy session at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Feb. 2. Yoga can increase balance and ...
Vandenberg AFB Closes Sections of Beach for Western Snowy Plover. By 30th Space ... Vandenberg Air Force Base implemented seasonal partial closures of Surf, Wall and Minuteman beaches on Thursday, March 1, as part of its annual program to protect the western snowy plover and its nesting habitat.


 

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