SoCal Sky Lights!
Last updated on
July 13, 2018
If you want to know about rocket launches from
Vandenberg Air Force Base
they become just pretty contrails in the evening
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A Falcon 9 will launch 10 more Iridium Next comsats on July 25, over an hour before sunrise.
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Upcoming Launches Want to learn what rocket launches are impending?
Perseids Meteor Shower
The legacy of comet Swift-Tuttle gives us a natural fireworks viewing opportunity on mid-summer nights...
Iridium Flares A nifty communications satellite shows off its flash. Great for winning bar bets!
International Space Station Information on viewing the International Space Station.
Delta Launch Info about Delta II missions.
On October 2, 1999, a test of a prospective National Missile Defense interceptor provided much of the U.S. West Coast with some spectacular views of a Minuteman II launch. Check here for photos, films, and viewing reports.
Vandenberg AFB Some background information on our closest launch facility...
Tour of Vandenberg AFB A report of my June, 1998 tour (with photos)
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