Official account of the 30th Space Wing 🚀 Creating the Range of the Future! 📍 Ensuring space superiority! 🌐 Safely delivering payloads into polar orbit! 🛰
Joined on 4 November, 2011
🌊 Wave goodbye! 👋
After a successful launch at 12:17pm ET, the U.S-European Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite is safely in orbit. It'll help us deepen our understanding of global sea levels!
Another successful launch out of the Western Range! Congrats to our mission partners at NASA and SpaceX. 🚀
SPACEX TO LAUNCH SENTINEL-6 SATELLITE FROM VANDENBERG AFB
Team @30thSpaceWing and @SpaceX are scheduled to launch the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite Saturday, Nov. 21 at 9:17 a.m., from Vandenberg Air Force Base. More info here:
Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich aims to collect the most accurate data yet on sea level. 5 things to know about the launch:
🚀 @SpaceX Falcon 9
📅 Nov. 10, 2020
⌚️ 2:31 p.m. ET
5 things to know about the spacecraft:
The 30th Medical Group at @30thSpaceWing demonstrated their #COVID19 testing capabilities and air quality assessments, which are used as a precaution because California's wildfires have elevated the base’s AQI, to @SpaceForceDoD's senior enlisted advisor. #AcrossTheMHS
Special Delivery 📦 The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich sea-observing satellite has arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California!
Next? Final processing for launch which is targeted for Nov. 10 on a @SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 2:31 pm ET/11:31 am PT:
It's National Suicide Prevention Week. Seek support and be informed of the resources available to you and service members who are active, guard, reserve and veterans.
Caring for our Airmen is a 30th Space Wing priority. Resources like these are just one way our force strives to connect Airmen to support. #NationalSuicidePreventionWeek
Today, I relinquished command of @US_SpaceCom. My sole focus is now @SpaceForceDoD, providing the men & women I’ve had the privilege to lead w/the capabilities, training & support they need to accomplish their warfighting mission. I promise to give it my all! #SemperSupra
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