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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #940 on: 12/31/2022 01:05 pm »
Starlink 2-4 cannot be on B1061.11 when that was used on EROS-C3. Nextspaceflight has it as B1063 (which would be .9)
https://nextspaceflight.com/launches/details/7030

Eros-c3 was 400kg?
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2022/12/eros-c3-launch/

Both fixed
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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #941 on: 02/03/2023 08:37 pm »
https://twitter.com/jeff_foust/status/1621620080940310529

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Satellite operator Ovzon, which lost its slot on one of the last Ariane 5 launches because of satellite production delays, says its Ovzon 3 GEO satellite will now launch on a Falcon 9 in the 3rd quarter of the year.

https://news.cision.com/ovzon-ab/r/ovzon-reschedules-the-launch-of-ovzon-3-and-selects-spacex-as-the-launch-provider,c3706142

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Ovzon reschedules the launch of Ovzon 3 and selects SpaceX as the launch provider

FRI, FEB 03, 2023 21:20 CET Report this content
Ovzon AB has been informed by the satellite manufacturer Maxar that there will be additional delays in the finalization of the satellite Ovzon 3. To accommodate an updated launch window, Ovzon has also shifted launch provider to SpaceX with liftoff on a Falcon 9 rocket targeted between July and September 2023. 

Due to the delays in the production of the Ovzon 3 satellite, the company has been engaged with the current launch provider Arianespace to find a new launch opportunity, which Arianespace ultimately could not accommodate. Accordingly, Ovzon has finalized an agreement with SpaceX to ensure flexibility and the most optimal timing to launch the satellite when it is ready for liftoff. Ovzon 3 will be launched by a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket later this year from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

The delay of Ovzon 3 is expected to increase the total cost of the satellite project with approximately USD 25 million. The delay will have no effect on Ovzon's current business commitments. The company has secured access to strategic satellite capacity that ensures ongoing service delivery and future sales of Ovzon’s industry leading SATCOM-as-a-Service. In addition, as set out in a separate press release, Ovzon has secured additional financing.

“While we are clearly disappointed in the continued delays in production of the satellite, we remain perfectly confident with the market demand of Ovzon 3, evidenced by the increasing demand from current and new customers around the world. The underlying capability and technology will be the catalyst for a paradigm shift in mobility, performance, and resiliency in delivering Ovzon’s SATCOM-as-a-Service. We are working relentlessly with Maxar, SpaceX and other stakeholders to finalize the satellite and launch Ovzon 3 into orbit at first available opportunity", says Per Norén, CEO of Ovzon.

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #942 on: 03/02/2023 02:03 pm »
https://twitter.com/pbdes/status/1631306399614476291

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #943 on: 03/31/2023 02:42 pm »

New Starship mission to the Moon
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Lunar rover developer Astrolab has signed an agreement with SpaceX to transport its first rover to the moon on a future Starship flight.


Astrolab said it has arranged to fly the Flexible Logistics and Exploration (FLEX) rover it is developing as a payload on a Starship lunar lander mission scheduled for as soon as mid-2026. The companies did not disclose the value of the agreement, which Astrolab says is the first commercial contract SpaceX has signed for lunar cargo delivery.
https://spacenews.com/astrolab-to-send-rover-to-the-moon-on-spacexs-starship/
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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #944 on: 04/05/2023 09:45 am »
According to SFN:

https://twitter.com/starlinkinsider/status/1643543021839892480

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #945 on: 04/14/2023 11:02 pm »
Updated Transporter rideshare dates:

https://rideshare.spacex.com/search

Transporter-9: 10/2023
Transporter-10: 01/2024
Transporter-11: 06/2024
Transporter-12: 10/2024
Transporter-13: 02/2025
Transporter-14: Q2 2025
Transporter-15: Q4 2025

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #946 on: 06/08/2023 06:11 pm »
Space Systems Command assigns 12 missions for National Security Space Launch Phase 2 FY23 Order Year

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Space Systems Command (SSC) recently assigned 12 National Security Space Launch (NSSL) service missions under the NSSL Phase 2 Launch Service Procurement contract for Fiscal Year 2023. Six missions were awarded to Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) for the Space Development Agency (SDA) Tranche 1 Tracking Layer (T1TL)-B, SDA T1TL-C, SDA T1TL-D, SDA T1TL-E, SDA T1TR-C, and U.S. Space Force (USSF)-31...
There are four SDA Tranche 1 Transport Layer launches.  SDA’s Transport Layer will provide assured, resilient, low-latency military data and connectivity worldwide to the full range of warfighter platforms.  These are the second through fifth launches planned for the Tranche 1 Transport Layer.  They will launch using SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets from the Western range into polar orbit.

The USSF is also ordering three SDA Tranche 1 Tracking Layer launches.  SDA’s Tracking Layer will provide global indications, warning, tracking, and targeting of advanced missile threats, including hypersonic missile systems.  They will launch using ULA’s Vulcan and SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets from the Western range into polar orbit.

USSF-31 is a classified mission that will launch onboard a SpaceX Falcon rocket from the Eastern range.

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #947 on: 06/08/2023 09:33 pm »
Space Systems Command assigns 12 missions for National Security Space Launch Phase 2 FY23 Order Year

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Space Systems Command (SSC) recently assigned 12 National Security Space Launch (NSSL) service missions under the NSSL Phase 2 Launch Service Procurement contract for Fiscal Year 2023. Six missions were awarded to Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) for the Space Development Agency (SDA) Tranche 1 Tracking Layer (T1TL)-B, SDA T1TL-C, SDA T1TL-D, SDA T1TL-E, SDA T1TR-C, and U.S. Space Force (USSF)-31...
There are four SDA Tranche 1 Transport Layer launches.  SDA’s Transport Layer will provide assured, resilient, low-latency military data and connectivity worldwide to the full range of warfighter platforms.  These are the second through fifth launches planned for the Tranche 1 Transport Layer.  They will launch using SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets from the Western range into polar orbit.

The USSF is also ordering three SDA Tranche 1 Tracking Layer launches.  SDA’s Tracking Layer will provide global indications, warning, tracking, and targeting of advanced missile threats, including hypersonic missile systems.  They will launch using ULA’s Vulcan and SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets from the Western range into polar orbit.

USSF-31 is a classified mission that will launch onboard a SpaceX Falcon rocket from the Eastern range.


SpaceNews has an article on this.

See https://spacenews.com/space-force-assigns-12-national-security-missions-to-spacex-and-ula/

According to SpaceNews, the first of these missions will be launched in 2025, and also "To date, ULA has been assigned 15 missions and SpaceX 12 missions under the Phase 2 contract."

Out of the 27 NSSL Phase 2 missions that have been assigned so far only one mission has been launched.  That is USSF-67 on the Falcon Heavy on January 15, 2023.

SpaceX has been awarded 44% of the missions assigned so far. 

The fact that Vulcan Centaur is late, hasn't had its first launch, and is not yet certified for NSSL Phase 2 missions doesn't seem to have had an impact on the missions assigned to the Vulcan Centaur so far.

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #948 on: 06/13/2023 10:44 pm »
https://twitter.com/nasa_lsp/status/1668746532269740034

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🚀NASA awards a task order to @SpaceX to launch four #CubeSat missions as part of the VADR launch services contract. The missions will be part of LSP’s CubeSat Launch Initiative!

📱go.nasa.gov/463wOP2

https://blogs.nasa.gov/smallsatellites/2023/06/13/nasa-awards-spacex-launch-services-task-order-for-cubesat-mission/

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NASA Awards SpaceX Launch Services Task Order for CubeSat Mission

NASA has awarded Space Exploration Technologies Corp. of Hawthorne, California, one task order to launch two CubeSat Launch Initiative missions as part of the agency’s Venture-class Acquisition of Dedicated and Rideshare (VADR) launch services contract.

The CubeSats are targeted to launch no earlier than 2025 on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. NASA will specify payloads closer to launch.

Building on NASA’s previous procurement efforts to foster development of a growing U.S. commercial launch market, VADR provides Federal Aviation Administration-licensed commercial launch services for payloads that can tolerate higher risk. By using a lower level of mission assurance, and commercial best practices for launching rockets, these highly flexible contracts help broaden access to space through lower launch costs.

SpaceX is one of 13 companies NASA selected for VADR contracts in 2022. NASA’s Launch Services Program, based at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, manages the VADR contracts.

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Posted on June 13, 2023
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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #949 on: 06/29/2023 12:22 pm »
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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #950 on: 07/25/2023 11:52 am »
I don't know what launch this NGA Rocket Launching notice is for.

The timing matches a Starlink Group 6-x launch (except that the shift between the first and second days is 35 minutes instead of 25-26 minutes). The location doesn't exactly match prior launches, but it's in the general area.

I'm assuming that it's for SpaceX.

Quote from: NGA
250936Z JUL 23
NAVAREA IV 840/23(11,26).
WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC.
FLORIDA.
1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS, ROCKET LAUNCHING
   302352Z TO 310426Z JUL, ALTERNATE
   312317Z JUL TO 010411Z AUG, 012251Z TO 020345Z,
   022226Z TO 030320Z, 032201Z TO 040255Z,
   042136Z TO 050230Z AND 052110Z TO 060204Z AUG
   IN AREAS BOUND BY:
   A. 28-36.00N 080-35.19W, 28-36.00N 080-32.00W,
      28-20.00N 080-04.00W, 28-16.00N 080-06.00W,
      28-29.22N 080-32.43W, 28-31.51N 080-33.53W.
   B. 26-02.00N 076-04.00W, 26-13.00N 076-02.00W,
      25-48.00N 074-36.00W, 25-36.00N 074-03.00W,
      25-23.00N 073-53.00W, 25-09.00N 074-01.00W,
      25-06.00N 074-16.00W, 25-08.00N 074-38.00W,
      25-18.00N 075-00.00W.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 060304Z AUG 23.//

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #951 on: 07/25/2023 01:43 pm »
I don't know what launch this NGA Rocket Launching notice is for.

The timing matches a Starlink Group 6-x launch (except that the shift between the first and second days is 35 minutes instead of 25-26 minutes). The location doesn't exactly match prior launches, but it's in the general area.

I'm assuming that it's for SpaceX.

Quote from: NGA
250936Z JUL 23
NAVAREA IV 840/23(11,26).
WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC.
FLORIDA.
1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS, ROCKET LAUNCHING
   302352Z TO 310426Z JUL, ALTERNATE
   312317Z JUL TO 010411Z AUG, 012251Z TO 020345Z,
   022226Z TO 030320Z, 032201Z TO 040255Z,
   042136Z TO 050230Z AND 052110Z TO 060204Z AUG
   IN AREAS BOUND BY:
   A. 28-36.00N 080-35.19W, 28-36.00N 080-32.00W,
      28-20.00N 080-04.00W, 28-16.00N 080-06.00W,
      28-29.22N 080-32.43W, 28-31.51N 080-33.53W.
   B. 26-02.00N 076-04.00W, 26-13.00N 076-02.00W,
      25-48.00N 074-36.00W, 25-36.00N 074-03.00W,
      25-23.00N 073-53.00W, 25-09.00N 074-01.00W,
      25-06.00N 074-16.00W, 25-08.00N 074-38.00W,
      25-18.00N 075-00.00W.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 060304Z AUG 23.//

Alex/NXSF identifies it as Starlink 6-8.
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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #952 on: 07/25/2023 01:56 pm »
I don't know what launch this NGA Rocket Launching notice is for.

The timing matches a Starlink Group 6-x launch (except that the shift between the first and second days is 35 minutes instead of 25-26 minutes). The location doesn't exactly match prior launches, but it's in the general area.

I'm assuming that it's for SpaceX.

Quote from: NGA
250936Z JUL 23
NAVAREA IV 840/23(11,26).
WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC.
FLORIDA.
1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS, ROCKET LAUNCHING
   302352Z TO 310426Z JUL, ALTERNATE
   312317Z JUL TO 010411Z AUG, 012251Z TO 020345Z,
   022226Z TO 030320Z, 032201Z TO 040255Z,
   042136Z TO 050230Z AND 052110Z TO 060204Z AUG
   IN AREAS BOUND BY:
   A. 28-36.00N 080-35.19W, 28-36.00N 080-32.00W,
      28-20.00N 080-04.00W, 28-16.00N 080-06.00W,
      28-29.22N 080-32.43W, 28-31.51N 080-33.53W.
   B. 26-02.00N 076-04.00W, 26-13.00N 076-02.00W,
      25-48.00N 074-36.00W, 25-36.00N 074-03.00W,
      25-23.00N 073-53.00W, 25-09.00N 074-01.00W,
      25-06.00N 074-16.00W, 25-08.00N 074-38.00W,
      25-18.00N 075-00.00W.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 060304Z AUG 23.//

Alex/NXSF identifies it as Starlink 6-8.

Okay, that's a new entry. And there's not even a topic for it yet.

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #953 on: 07/25/2023 02:01 pm »
I don't know what launch this NGA Rocket Launching notice is for.

The timing matches a Starlink Group 6-x launch (except that the shift between the first and second days is 35 minutes instead of 25-26 minutes). The location doesn't exactly match prior launches, but it's in the general area.

I'm assuming that it's for SpaceX.

Quote from: NGA
250936Z JUL 23
NAVAREA IV 840/23(11,26).
WESTERN NORTH ATLANTIC.
FLORIDA.
1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS, ROCKET LAUNCHING
   302352Z TO 310426Z JUL, ALTERNATE
   312317Z JUL TO 010411Z AUG, 012251Z TO 020345Z,
   022226Z TO 030320Z, 032201Z TO 040255Z,
   042136Z TO 050230Z AND 052110Z TO 060204Z AUG
   IN AREAS BOUND BY:
   A. 28-36.00N 080-35.19W, 28-36.00N 080-32.00W,
      28-20.00N 080-04.00W, 28-16.00N 080-06.00W,
      28-29.22N 080-32.43W, 28-31.51N 080-33.53W.
   B. 26-02.00N 076-04.00W, 26-13.00N 076-02.00W,
      25-48.00N 074-36.00W, 25-36.00N 074-03.00W,
      25-23.00N 073-53.00W, 25-09.00N 074-01.00W,
      25-06.00N 074-16.00W, 25-08.00N 074-38.00W,
      25-18.00N 075-00.00W.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 060304Z AUG 23.//

Alex/NXSF identifies it as Starlink 6-8.

For what's worth I just took the next Starlink mission in line and assumed it is this one but I know very well SpaceX likes to launch out-of-order so if it's some other mission it is as simple as changing the name on the app and done, not really the end of the world. At least it is now reflected that there's a Starlink launch on that date in that window (it's very clearly a Starlink Group 6 mission from that notice)

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #954 on: 08/10/2023 04:29 am »
Here's a USCG notice from the District 11 weekly Local Notice to Mariners. It looks like it's probably the next SpaceX launch from Vandy.

Quote from: USCG
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA-VANDENBERG AFB-HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS
Hazardous operations will be conducted from Vandenberg AFB, CA for Western Range 2328 from 11:22pm on 16 August, 2023 until 3:26am on 21 August, 2023. Hazardous operation areas are bounded by the following coordinates:
Hazard area A:
34-40-00N 120-39-00W
34-40-00N 120-22-00W
30-50-00N 117-23-00W
30-46-00N 117-30-00W
34-33-00N 120-44-00W
34-40-00N 120-39-00W (CLOSING THE FIRST POINT)
Hazard area B:
30-33-00N 117-11-00W
29-42-00N 116-09-00W
29-20-00N 116-04-00W
29-02-00N 116-38-00W
29-21-00N 116-52-00W
30-31-00N 117-14-00W
30-33-00N 117-11-00W (CLOSING THE FIRST POINT)
Mariners are advised to remain clear of these areas for the duration of operations. For more details or comments contact Vandenberg AFB at 805-606-8825 or on VHF-FM Chan. 06 or 16.

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #955 on: 09/01/2023 02:46 pm »
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Globalstar picks SpaceX to refresh LEO constellation
September 1, 2023

Globalstar has contracted SpaceX to launch Apple-backed satellites in 2025 to replenish its low Earth orbit (LEO) connectivity constellation.

The operator said in an Aug. 30 regulatory filing it will pay a total $64 million to launch the first set of satellites ordered last year from MDA, which is using Rocket Lab to supply chassis for the spacecraft.

While the company did not give further details about the launch agreement, its $327 million contract with MDA covered 17 satellites for deliveries anticipated in 2025. The manufacturing contract also includes an option for up to nine additional satellites at $11.4 million each.

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #956 on: 09/02/2023 06:55 pm »
https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1698045247547212093

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #957 on: 09/11/2023 11:16 am »
https://twitter.com/thesheetztweetz/status/1701192840489926974

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Telesat $TSAT buys 14 launches on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket for the Canadian satellite communications company's Lightspeed network.

Each mission will carry up 18 Lightspeed satellites, with launches expected to begin in 2026.

https://www.telesat.com/press/press-releases/telesat-and-spacex-announce-14-launch-agreement-for-advanced-telesat-lightspeed-leo-satellites/

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Telesat and SpaceX Announce 14-Launch Agreement for Advanced Telesat Lightspeed LEO Satellites

OTTAWA, CANADA and HAWTHORNE, CALIFORNIA – September 11, 2023 –Telesat (NASDAQ and TSX: TSAT), one of the world’s largest and most innovative satellite operators, and SpaceX, which designs, manufactures and launches the world’s most advanced rockets and spacecraft, today announced a multi-launch agreement to deliver the Telesat Lightspeed constellation to Low Earth Orbit (LEO).

Telesat has contracted 14 launches on SpaceX’s Falcon 9, the most reliable and only reusable orbital rocket flying today, which will carry up to 18 Telesat Lightspeed satellites to LEO per launch. The launch campaign is scheduled to commence in 2026 and will take advantage of SpaceX’s high launch cadence to rapidly deploy the satellites and enable Telesat to begin providing global service in 2027. Launches for the campaign will lift off from SpaceX’s launch facilities in California and Florida.

Designed from inception to serve the demanding, mission-critical connectivity requirements of enterprise and government users, the optically-linked Telesat Lightspeed network will provide multi-Gbps data links and highly secure, resilient, low-latency broadband connectivity anywhere in the world. With the August signing of MDA as the prime satellite manufacturer and all necessary launch contracts in place for global constellation deployment, Telesat is well-positioned to begin delivering unmatched, enterprise-class connectivity in late 2027.

“SpaceX has been a trusted and effective launch provider to Telesat on our geostationary satellite programs and I am delighted that they will be supporting us with their highly reliable Falcon 9 rocket to deploy the Telesat Lightspeed constellation, the most ambitious program in Telesat’s 54-year history,” stated Dan Goldberg, Telesat’s President and CEO. “Given the dedication and professionalism of the SpaceX team, and their outstanding track record of reliability and demonstrated high launch cadence, I have the utmost confidence that they will be an outstanding partner in helping us bring Telesat Lightspeed into service in a timely and low risk manner.”

“With growing demand for high-speed internet around the world, SpaceX is proud to launch and deploy Telesat’s Lightspeed constellation” said SpaceX President and Chief Operating Officer Gwynne Shotwell. “Building upon our successful launch partnership to-date, we look forward to flying Telesat once again as they expand connectivity capabilities for their customers across the globe.”
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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #958 on: 09/28/2023 02:32 pm »
I received an NGA Rocket Launching notice for Vandy that I don't know what launch it is for. It's not Starlink. I'm assuming that it is SpaceX. SARah or WorldView?

Quote from: NGA
280929Z SEP 23
NAVAREA XII 687/23(18,19).
EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC.
CALIFORNIA.
1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS, ROCKET LAUNCHING
   2000Z TO 0100Z DAILY 03 THRU 07 OCT
   IN AREAS BOUND BY:
   A. 34-26.00N 121-44.00W, 34-28.00N 122-10.00W,
      33-51.00N 123-18.00W, 32-01.00N 125-34.00W,
      31-23.00N 125-48.00W, 31-04.00N 125-21.00W,
      31-17.00N 124-25.00W, 33-51.00N 121-33.00W.
   B. 23-19.00N 135-58.00W, 21-23.00N 137-31.00W,
      19-32.00N 134-14.00W, 22-07.00N 132-44.00W.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 080200Z OCT 23.//

This was also in the USCG District 11 weekly Local Notice to Mariners that came out this morning. The location is the same as the NGA location A.

Quote from: USCG
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA-VANDENBERG AFB-HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS
Hazardous operations will be conducted from Vandenberg AFB, CA for Western Range 2334 from 1:00pm on 3 October, 2023 until 6:00Pm on 6 October, 2023. Hazardous operation areas are bounded by the following coordinates:
Hazard Area:
34-26-00N 121-44-00W
34-28-00N 122-10-00W
33-51-00N 123-18-00W
32-01-00N 125-34-00W
31-23-00N 125-48-00W
31-04-00N 125-21-00W
31-17-00N 124-25-00W
33-51-00N 121-33-00W
34-26-00N 121-44-00W (CLOSING THE FIRST POINT)
Mariners are advised to remain clear of these areas for the duration of operations. For more details or comments contact Vandenberg AFB at 805-606-8825 or on VHF-FM Chan. 06 or 16.

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Re: SpaceX Manifest Updates Thread 5
« Reply #959 on: 09/28/2023 02:40 pm »
I received an NGA Rocket Launching notice for Vandy that I don't know what launch it is for. It's not Starlink. I'm assuming that it is SpaceX. SARah or WorldView?

Quote from: NGA
280929Z SEP 23
NAVAREA XII 687/23(18,19).
EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC.
CALIFORNIA.
1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS, ROCKET LAUNCHING
   2000Z TO 0100Z DAILY 03 THRU 07 OCT
   IN AREAS BOUND BY:
   A. 34-26.00N 121-44.00W, 34-28.00N 122-10.00W,
      33-51.00N 123-18.00W, 32-01.00N 125-34.00W,
      31-23.00N 125-48.00W, 31-04.00N 125-21.00W,
      31-17.00N 124-25.00W, 33-51.00N 121-33.00W.
   B. 23-19.00N 135-58.00W, 21-23.00N 137-31.00W,
      19-32.00N 134-14.00W, 22-07.00N 132-44.00W.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 080200Z OCT 23.//

This was also in the USCG District 11 weekly Local Notice to Mariners that came out this morning. The location is the same as the NGA location A.

Quote from: USCG
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA-VANDENBERG AFB-HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS
Hazardous operations will be conducted from Vandenberg AFB, CA for Western Range 2334 from 1:00pm on 3 October, 2023 until 6:00Pm on 6 October, 2023. Hazardous operation areas are bounded by the following coordinates:
Hazard Area:
34-26-00N 121-44-00W
34-28-00N 122-10-00W
33-51-00N 123-18-00W
32-01-00N 125-34-00W
31-23-00N 125-48-00W
31-04-00N 125-21-00W
31-17-00N 124-25-00W
33-51-00N 121-33-00W
34-26-00N 121-44-00W (CLOSING THE FIRST POINT)
Mariners are advised to remain clear of these areas for the duration of operations. For more details or comments contact Vandenberg AFB at 805-606-8825 or on VHF-FM Chan. 06 or 16.

Seems like it goes too much west to be towards SSO - more likely missile test like this one?
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