SpaceX Launched Falcon 9 from Vandenberg
Updated On: Sep 30 2013 12:05:46 PM CDT
The Falcon 9 rocket has previously launched from Florida, but the model launched Sunday is an upgraded version and the first to launch on the West Coast.
SpaceX called Sunday's launch a demonstration to test the improved capabilities of the rocket.
This launch was the third for Vandenberg this week. The base launched two Minuteman 3 tests that traveled thousands of miles over the Pacific.
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