UPDATE (8:27 p.m.)- The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket launch was scrubbed Saturday night after being delayed for several minutes. With only three seconds before liftoff, a hold was placed.
— ULA (@ulalaunch) December 9, 2018
The launch was originally scheduled to launch Friday afternoon, but the attempt was canceled after issues between the control center and the launch site.
A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket is scheduled to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Saturday, December 8.
The launch window opens at 8:15 p.m.
The rocket will deliver a satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office into orbit.
— NRO (@NatReconOfc) December 7, 2018
The launch was originally scheduled for Friday night, but it was scrubbed due to an issue with a “redundant communication link between the control center and launch site.”
— ULA (@ulalaunch) December 7, 2018
This is 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.