11 August 2014
On Wednesday, an Atlas V rocket will launch the WorldView-3 satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base. If successful, WorldView-3 will be the first multipayload, super-spectral, high-resolution commercial satellite deployed in space. Col. Marc Del Rosario, 30th Operations Group commander and the launch decision authority, said that the 30th Space Wing is honored to be taking part in the Atlas V rocket’s first commercial launch from Vandenberg. The launch has a 15-minute window opening at 11:29 a.m. (Image Credit: NASA)
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