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Lompoc to Host Visitors in May for Mission to Mars

May 5 @ 4:00 am - 6:00 pm

Lompoc, California is the place to be for the much anticipated NASA launch of the InSight on its Mission to Mars. The launch will take place at the Vandenberg Air Force Base, Space Launch Complex-3 on an Atlas V-401. This will be the first planetary spacecraft to launch from this west coast launch facility. The official public viewing l, 1801 N H Street, Lompoc, starting at 2:30 am. Visitors will be able to see the launch, watch NASA TV commentary from the tarmac, and meet NASA/InSight mission team members and city representation. A second public viewing location is at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 2800 Harris Grade Road, Lompoc, where visitors are welcome to see the launch from the church parking lot, and interact with NASA/InSight mission team members in attendance, starting at 3:00 am.

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    Date:
    May 5
    Time:
    4:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Event Category:
    Website:
    http://explorelompoc.com/vandenberg-air-force-base/

    Venue

    Lompoc Airport
    1801 N H Street
    Lompoc, CA United States
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