[FPSPACE] Fwd: [Launch Alert] Vandenberg AFB Launch Schedule

LARRY KLAES ljk4 at msn.com
Sun Dec 16 19:50:00 EST 2012



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Subject: [Launch Alert] Vandenberg AFB Launch Schedule

                             LAUNCH ALERT

                              Brian Webb
                     Ventura County, California
                  launch-alert-editor at earthlink.net
                        www.spacearchive.info<http://www.spacearchive.info>

                               2012 December 16 (Sunday) 15:50 PST
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                   VANDENBERG AFB LAUNCH SCHEDULE
                        As of 2012 December 16

                      Launch
                   Time/Window
   Date              (PST/PDT)              Vehicle          Pad/Silo
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JAN-MAR          To be announced         GBI                 ---
A Ground-based Interceptor will be launched to assess vehicle design
changes. This missile defense-related flight does not involve an
intercept attempt.

FEB 10           10:04-10:48             Atlas V             SLC-3E
Vehicle will launch NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission

Spring           To be announced         GBI                 ---
Missile defense test. A Ground-based Interceptor will be launched from
Vandenberg in an attempt to intercept a target launched from Kwajalein
in the central Pacific.

APR              To be announced         Atlas V             SLC-3E
Vehicle will launch the GeoEye 2 commercial Earth-imaging satellite

NET APR 28       19:25:26-19:30:26       Pegasus XL          Offshore
Payload is NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS)
satellite. Vehicle will be air-dropped from an L-1011 jumbo jet flying
offshore. The aircraft will be staged from Vandenberg AFB. Launch
appears to occur during evening twilight. This could produce an
interesting display as rocket exhaust at high altitude is illuminated
by the Sun.

APR-JUN          To be announced         Falcon 9            SLC-4E
Vehicle will launch the Cassiope satellite for the Canadian Space Agency

The above schedule is a composite of unclassified information
approved for public release from government, industry, and other
sources. It represents the Editor's best effort to produce a schedule,
but may disagree with other sources. Details on military launches are
withheld until they are approved for public release. For official
information regarding Vandenberg AFB activities, go to
http://www.vandenberg.af.mil.

All launch dates and times are given in Pacific Time using a 24-hour
format similar to military time (midnight = 00:00, 1:00 p.m. = 13:00,
11:00 p.m. = 23:00, etc.).

The dates and times in this schedule may not agree with those on other
online launch schedules, including the official Vandenberg AFB
schedule because different sources were used, the information was
interpreted differently, and the schedules were updated at different
times.

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