A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Friday, Dec. 7.
The rocket will carry a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office.
The launch window opens at 8:19 p.m.
It will be streamed live on the United Launch Alliance website.
Check out these cool photos of #NROL71! Final launch preparations began in October when the NROL-71 payload fairing was transported to SLC-6 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., and was mated with a @ulalaunch #DeltaIV Heavy rocket. NROL-71 is scheduled to launch Dec. 7th. pic.twitter.com/hdM2n87aWL
— NRO (@NatReconOfc) November 29, 2018
This will be the second launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base this week.
On Monday morning, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying 64 satellites was successfully launched from the Central Coast base.