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Space Launch Complex 10

Landmarks - Vandenberg's Cold War National Landmark

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Situated in the sand dunes of California's Central Coast, Space Launch Complex Ten, often called SLC-10 or "Slick Ten," is a National Historic Landmark that commemorates a powerful Cold War legacy. Home to Vandenberg's Space and Missile Technology Center, or SAMTEC, the facility contains the rich technological heritage of the U.S. Air Force's space and missile launch systems. As the only remaining Thor intermediate-range ballistic missile launch site in the world, SLC-10's noteworthy achievements span the globe. The complex trained British Royal Air Force missileers for Project EMILY, assisted during nuclear atmospheric tests in the Pacific and launched military weather satellites in support of the covert National Reconnaissance Program. Former air force space and missile officer Joseph T. Page II introduces these amazing stories of dedicated men and women who led the American military effort to explore space.

Space Launch Complex 10
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  • $12.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: United States
  • Published: Nov 28, 2016
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing Inc.
  • Seller: INscribe Digital
  • Print Length: 192 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Landmarks
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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