Archiv: Vandenberg

09.12.2018 - 22:38 [ Spaceflight Now ]

Delta 4-Heavy countdown aborted moments before launch

A dramatic automatic abort 7.5 seconds before the planned liftoff of a United Launch Alliance Delta 4-Heavy rocket Saturday night kept the towering launcher on the pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, with a top secret spy payload for the National Reconnaissance Office.

21.05.2018 - 20:32 [ Noozhawk ]

United Launch Alliance Workers OK Contract, End Strike at Vandenberg Air Force Base

(19.May) After striking for nearly two weeks, United Launch Alliance workers who belong to the Machinists Union voted Saturday to accept a new contract and return to work. The walkout affected Vandenberg Air Force Base and two other sites.
The contract covers 600 employees who also work at ULA’s East Coast launch site at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., and the Atlas V and Delta IV rocket manufacturing plant in Decatur, Ala.