Vandenberg Afb, United States of America
MINUTEMAN MISSLE IS LAUNCHED FROM VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE.
An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile lifts off
from the launch pad successfully in the early morning hours July 17,
2002 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The mission was part
of the Force Development Evaluation Program, which tests the
reliability and accuracy of the weapon system. REUTERS/U.S. Air