RE: OT - Rocket Launches from Vandenberg

From: Ted Molczan via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2014 13:43:20 -0400
Derek Breit asked:

> Question.. What is the largest rocket that is launched from Vandenberg AFB??
> 
> I wish to go see a launch sometime, and I want it to be the biggest thing they can launch..

Delta 4 Heavy.

Assuming that D4H will be used to launch the next generation of NRO electro-optical imagery intelligence satellites, now
being developed, then we can expect at least two VAFB launches toward the end of the decade, probably not before 2017
(my guess).
 
Ted Molczan


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