First Stage of LDCM Rocket Arrives at Vandenberg Air Force Base

First Stage of LDCM Rocket Arrives at Vandenberg Air Force Base

United Launch Alliance (ULA), the LDCM launch vehicle provider with vehicle assembly facilities in Decatur, Alabama, flew the first stage of the LDCM Atlas V 401 launch vehicle from Alabama to Vandenberg Air Force Base, California on August 27, 2012 aboard an Antonov AN-124 aircraft. The Atlas V lower stage is the first major LDCM subsystem shipped to the launch site.

Atlas V booster
An Atlas V booster (Stage 1) being loaded onto an Antonov aircraft (note this was for a previous mission; it is not LDCM’s Atlas V booster). Photo Credit: United Launch Alliance.

On Key

Related Posts

HLS webinar banner

Webinar Recording Available: Advancing Science Capabilities with Data Harmonization & NASA’s Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) Products

This webinar provides an introduction to HLS data, services, and tools and shows you how to find resources to work with the data; visualize, search for, and access the data through NASA Worldview and Earthdata Search; it also demonstrates how to use the Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) tool to visualize HLS data to monitor fires and floods.

Read More »
On Key

Related Posts

HLS webinar banner

Webinar Recording Available: Advancing Science Capabilities with Data Harmonization & NASA’s Harmonized Landsat Sentinel-2 (HLS) Products

This webinar provides an introduction to HLS data, services, and tools and shows you how to find resources to work with the data; visualize, search for, and access the data through NASA Worldview and Earthdata Search; it also demonstrates how to use the Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) tool to visualize HLS data to monitor fires and floods.

Read More »