Vandenberg Air Force Base Historic Central Coast Mars mission could teach us more about Earth's past By Tyler Pratt • Apr 30, 2018 Tyler Pratt/KCBX News Listen Listening... / 4:06 If you wake up early this coming Saturday and look to the north, or the south - depending where you on are on the Central Coast - you may see history in the making. Unarmed missile to launch from Vandenberg By KCBX Newsroom • Aug 1, 2017 Staff Sgt. Jim Araos UPDATE 8/2/17 9:26 a.m.: The missile launched at 2:10 a.m., said the 30th Space Wing Public Affairs office. To watch the video, click here. The U.S. military is planning a missile launch this week from the Central Coast's Vandenberg Air Force Base. Rocket launches successfully from Vandenberg Air Force Base By Bree Zender • Nov 11, 2016 Vandenberg Air Force Base Listen Listening... / 0:40 The Atlas V rocket on Vandenberg Air Force Base launched successfully this morning. The rocket carries the WorldView-4 imaging and data satellite into orbit. Satellite launch delayed by Canyon Fire set for Veterans Day By KCBX Newsroom • Nov 7, 2016 DigitalGlobe Listen Listening... / 0:46 A rocket launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base that was delayed back in September because of a wildfire is now scheduled to be launched this Friday, Veterans Day. Central Coast fire engineer killed en route to Canyon Fire at Vandenberg Air Force Base By KCBX Newsroom • Sep 21, 2016 Mike Eliason @EliasonMike - Santa Barbara County Fire PIO Listen Listening... / 0:45 Crew members working Santa Barbara County's Canyon Fire were mourning the loss of a colleague Wednesday who died on his way to the fire scene. UPDATE: Canyon Fire grows to more than 12,000 acres as crews gain containment By Bree Zender & Person: KCBX Newsroom • Sep 19, 2016 Mike Eliason Santa Barbara County Fire Department UPDATE: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 5:46 p.m. Containment of the Canyon Fire burning on Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in Santa Barbara County was growing Wednesday. In addition, VAFB officials said growth was slowing. US Department of Defense working closely with Cal Poly's CubeSat program By KCBX Newsroom • Apr 1, 2016 Geovanni Ximénez-García Listen Listening... / 1:28 Space debris and the location of satellites is a top concern for the U.S. military's missile program which is why leaders from the Department of Defense are working closely with scientists in Cal Poly’s CubeSat program. Satellite to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base will measure world's rising sea levels By Jordan Bell & KCBX Newsroom & Daniel Park • Jan 15, 2016 NASA Listen Listening... / 1:24 Several agencies at Vandenberg Air Force base are preparing to launch a satellite Sunday that will measure the effects of climate change on the world's oceans.