Titan IV Centaur launch, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Central California, October 2005
A 4-meter payload fairing, with the NROL-79 mission encapsulated inside, is mated to an Atlas V booster inside the Mobile Service Tower or MST at Vandenberg Air Force Base's Space Launch Complex-3.
Minuteman 3 missile launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Central California, June 2005
Main gate at VAFB. So pretty.
The Mobile Service Tower or MST is rolled back at Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., in preparation for the launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-79 mission. ULA/Jeff Spotts