A spokesperson for the base says the rocket was launched at 7:21 p.m., and residents may see the first stage of the Falcon 9 returning to Vandenberg AFB, including multiple engine burns associated with the landing.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from a launch pad in Florida on March 30, 2017.
SpaceX used the same first stage for the Saocom-1A mission that launched 10 satellites for Iridium about 10-and-a-half weeks ago, also from Vandenberg.
Known as plume interaction, the phenomena has been known to produce extraordinary visual effects and the launch of SAOCOM 1A was certainly no exception. "This is fantastic news", SpaceX launch commentator Tom Praderio said.
The satellite is the first of two from Argentina. Flying both satellite constellations along the same orbit supports a rapid response by providing radar readings in emergency situations.
Lighting up the early evening sky, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket streaked away Sunday from California, boosting an Argentine environmental satellite into orbit. You can expect more rocket landings after this, then.
Land landings aren't threatened by storms like ocean landings are, and they also allow SpaceX to refurbish the boosters faster, as they don't need to be recovered from sea.
The fact that the launch and landing took place near Los Angeles meant there were ample opportunities for Southern Californians to catch the show (and for unwitting observers to register UFO reports).
Stephen Colbert from The Late Show tweeted a picture of an altered message in a Trump-style Tweet, saying: "TRUMP NATIONAL ALERT". A wireless provider must also be participating in the WEA in order to receive the test message , Accuweather reported .
Enjoy another edition of Thursday Night Football , everyone! And Cousins was the second-best quarterback on the field. Diggs said he hopes that carries through the rest of the season. "I still have faith in this football team", he said.
Following the Parkland high school shooting, Stevens, a Broward County resident, called for the repeal of the Second Amendment. And with a confirmation vote coming as soon as this weekend, they're running out of time to change their minds.
Talking to reporters aboard Air Force One on his way to a rally in Kansas, Trump told reporters, "I'm a hundred percent. Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News.
The letter also says Kavanaugh gave "intemperate, inflammatory" responses and was "discourteous" to senators. Kavanaugh is accused of sexually assaulting a woman decades ago when the two were in high school.
Senator Susan Collins, a Maine Republican who also has yet to declare her stand on the nomination, was also critical of Trump. The president, who days ago said Ford's testimony was "very credible", ridiculed her memory to cheers from the audience.
When will I get the alert? It will sound similar to the routine tests that flash across your television screen once a month. Cellphone users can opt out of natural disaster or missing children alerts, but not presidential alerts .
With the win, Milwaukee gets a few days off before they play Thursday at home against the victor of the NL Wild Card Game. The Chicago Cubs host the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday, October 1st at 1:05 p.m.
Wife of former Malaysian leader arrested in graft scandal
She reportedly arrived at the MACC headquarters at 10.40am this morning, and this marks her third (and possibly final) visit. In a biography in 2013, Rosmah said it was common for a prime minister's wife to receive expensive jewelry and gifts.
Prithvi becomes youngest Indian to score 100 on Test debut
More importantly, Shaw had the confidence of several hundreds under his belt when he walked out to bat for India Thursday morning. Pujara too looked at ease at the other end until he was caught behind off debutant Sherman Lewis, missing out on a 16th Test ton.
Messi Brace And Rakitic Rocket Lift Barca Over Spurs
Had Spurs had a fully fit squad to choose from, they could have nicked a point against Barcelona, or maybe even more. Messi twice hit the post after mesmerizing runs, then finished calmly for Barca's third as they looked to be it.
Melania Trump visits ex-slave holding facility in Ghana
The ceremony took place in Obama Hall at the Emintsimadze Palace, which was renamed in Obama's honor after his visit in 2009. On Wednesday, Trump departs Ghana, continuing her solo tour of Africa - next stops include Malawi, Kenya and Egypt.
In Kavanaugh Fight, Democrats Move Goal Posts Far, Far Away
Ford identified other witnesses to the event, and those witnesses either refuted her allegations or failed to corroborate them". I knew Brett at Yale because I was a classmate and a varsity basketball player and Brett enjoyed socializing with athletes.