Sep 5, 2013 1:54 AM by Ed Zuchelli, KSBY News

Vandenberg Air Force Base prepares to launch Space-X Rocket

Space-X and Vandenberg Air Force Base officials are getting ready to launch a rocket next week.

Space-X CEO Elon Musk tweeted a photo of the Falcon-9 launch preps underway at SLC 4-E.

Musk said he was at the base Wednesday.

This will be the first time a Falcon-9 rocket will take off from the base.

The launch is tentatively scheduled for Sept. 14.

They'll be sending a cassiope satellite for the Canadian Space Agency into orbit.



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