Latest Vandenberg AFB Space Launch Complex 8 Stories

2010-09-27 06:25:00

The Air Force said that a U.S. space surveillance satellite was launched late Saturday from the central California coast. Officials from Vandenberg Air Force Base said in a news release that the Minotaur 4 rocket launched at 9:41 p.m. Pacific time while carrying the Space Based Space Surveillance satellite launched. The satellite was designed to detect and monitor space debris, as well as satellites and other space objects that could threaten national security, communications and weather...

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  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.