Minuteman II, Vandenberg AFB, CA

July 14, 2001, 19:40 PDT

Minuteman II with dummy warhead.

Nikon Coolpix 950
shutter: 1/125 sec.
Location: Winchester Canyon Road, Goleta, CA.

The debate and controversy continues on the "Star Wars" concept. Today's launch was halted due to protesters landing on a beach near the launch site in a rubber raft. According to monitored ham radio conversations, the protesters were arrested and the launch rescheduled for 19:40 PDT. The launch went at the rescheduled time.

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