After several days of delays, a Delta 4 rocket has been cleared for blastoff this afternoon, 4:12 p.m. from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. It will blast off from Space Launch Complex 6. You can watch the liftoff live on Santa Barbara View. The Delta 4 rocket will place a surveillance satellite into orbit for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.
Below is the raw video replay:
PS: public viewing site for Vandenberg launches is off of Corral Road near Vandenberg’s main gate. To access the area, take Highway 1 to the Santa Maria Gate and proceed on Lompoc Casmalia Road. At the barriers, turn right onto Corral Road and bear left to the top. The launch countdown net and port-o-lets are set up near the bleachers.