With Vandenberg’s primary mission of successfully reaching polar-orbit requiring a carefully coordinated effort between various organizations – safety is always paramount. Keeping this in mind, three days prior to a launch – outdoor recreational activities are restricted within close proximity to the launch complex. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kyla Gifford/Released)

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