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Minuteman III launch

Brilliant white nearly vertical line beginning to curve at top, against black sky.
Image via Alex Ustick.

The Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic test missile launched at 1:13 a.m. PDT (08:13 UTC) Wednesday, October 2, 2019, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc, California.

Test launches like this one typically happen several times a year at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

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October 3, 2019
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