Vandenberg AFB Rocket Launch

Took a trip out to Vandenberg Air Force Base yesterday and witnessed a rocket launch (Delta IV) carrying a classified payload. We were ~3mi from the launch site and it was something to behold. The sound was like a slow motion tearing of a piece of paper and the speed in which it happened was awe inspiring. Anyways, here are some photos:

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UPDATE

My colleague Rimas Simitas also recorded audio of the launch if you want to take a listen!

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This entry was published on April 4, 2012 at 4:13 PM. It’s filed under Art, Visit Photos and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

6 thoughts on “Vandenberg AFB Rocket Launch

  1. jimmy tge tazer on said:

    I often get called out to vandenberg to xray things for them….love my job

  2. Love that third shot!

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