VAFB launch schedule as of 02-11-2003

Status Report From: Vandenberg Air Force Base
Posted: Monday, November 3, 2003

DEC 2 Unannounced Atlas II SLC-3E

Payload is a classified National Reconnaissance Office satellite(s). NROL-18

DEC 6 17:52:02 Delta II SLC-2W

Payload is NASA's Gravity Probe B scientific satellite

JAN 14 Unannounced Taurus SLC-576E

Payload is Taiwan's ROCSAT-2 satellite

MAR 19 Unannounced Delta II SLC-2W

Payload is NASA's AURA scientific satellite

MAR Unannounced Minuteman III LF-09

ICBM test launch (non-orbital). Payload is unarmed warheads. Impact area is in the Reagan Test Site at Kwajalein in the central Pacific. GT-184-GM

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