This highly unusual cloud formation was likely formed from the exhaust of a rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California roughly an hour before this capture. The photo was taken from a mountain ridge near Tucson, AZ.
NASA's InSight Spacecraft delivered to Vandenberg Air Force Base in final preparation for May Launch
The Minuteman is a US land-based intercontinental ballistic missile , in service with the Air Force Global Strike Command. As of the Minuteman III version[a] is the only land-based ICBM in service in the United States.
A Titan 3D rocket equipped with five-segment solid rocket boosters launches the spy satellite Hexagon Mission 1215 on March 16, 1979 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., in this National Reconnaissance Office image.
The Space Shuttle Enterprise passes through a hillside that has been cut to clear its wingspan, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, in California, on February The orbiter is en route to Space Launch Complex Six aboard its specially-designed transporter.
Elon Musk's goal of delivering high-speed internet to the world just got a little closer to reality. SpaceX on Thursday launched a rocket carrying two experimental satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The satellites will test out the technology the company plans to use for its internet service, according to public filings.
Launch of Discoverer 14 satellite, August 18, 1960 on a Thor booster, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Discoverer was a cover name for the secret Corona Program. Discoverer's alternate ID was KH-1 9009.