Vandenberg Air Force Base is showcasing a new tool to give airmen hands-on training before they even step foot on the launch pad. It's called Bogart Bay and was built by members of the 4th Space Launch Squadron at Vandenberg to mirror the inside of a space launch complex.
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Thursday night's rocket launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base is still a go!
An Atlas V rocket is expected to blast off from the base at 9:24p.m. local time Thursday. Vandenberg says it'll be carrying a national security payload for the US Reconnaissance Office.
Base officials want to... more »
The launch of a Taurus XL rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base has been postponed another time.
This is the fourth rescheduling of the blast off of the Taurus rocket. Launch windows had been planned for early Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings of this week. All of those launch... more »
Cal Poly students are playing a role in a Wednesday morning rocket launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The Taurus XL rocket is expected to lift off from Vandenberg shortly after 2:00 a.m. Wednesday. In addition to a student project, it will carry NASA's glory satellite into orbit. Scientists will... more »
Vandenberg Air Force Base has delayed the launch of a Minotaur IV rocket, due to forecasted weather.
The rocket was set to lift off Tuesday, but it's now been rescheduled for Wednesday, between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m.
The rocket will release a new gliding air vehicle known... more »
It was all systems "go" in Templeton Friday.
Five Templeton school teams showed their stuff in the qualifying round for the world's biggest rocket competition. Templeton students usually make it to the finals in the Team America Rocketry Challenge. This year's mission is to build a rocket that launches... more »
It's the first time this rocket has been on the west coast and it's considered the most powerful rocket that will ever be launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base.
KSBY News got a close-up look at the Air Force's first Delta IV Heavy rocket on Tuesday. The Delta IV... more »
A powerful, new rocket is about to make its debut to the media at Vandenberg Air Force Base.
The Delta IV Heavy rocket is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in December of this year. It would be the first launch of the Delta IV Heavy rocket... more »