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Final Preparations Underway For Satellite Launch From Central Coast

Posted on Friday, August 8, 2014 4:10pm

Final preparations are taking place this weekend for the Central Coast launch of a rocket carrying a cutting edge satellite.

Plans call for the launch of the Worldview-3 satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base during a launch window beginning at 11:29 Tuesday morning.

The satellite will carry some of the highest resolution imaging gear available in the world.

United Launch Alliance is working with the Air Force on the commercial launch from the base’s Space Complex 3.

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