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Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 37

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Short name  SLC-37
Status  Demolished
Address  Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Launch pad  2
Min / max orbital inclination  28° - 57°
First launch  Unused
Phone  +1 321-853-9171
Total launches  35
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 37
Location  28.531986°N 80.566821°W
Operator  United States Air Force
Launch site  Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Similar  Cape Canaveral Air Force, Kennedy Space Center La, Spaceport Florida Launch C, Cape Canaveral Air Force, Cape Canaveral Air Force

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 37 (SLC-37), previously Launch Complex 37 (LC-37), is a launch complex on Cape Canaveral, Florida. Construction began in 1959 and the site was accepted by NASA to support the Saturn I program in 1963. The complex consists of two launch pads. LC-37A has never been used, but LC-37B launched unmanned Saturn I flights (1964 to 1965) and was modified and launched Saturn IB flights (1966 to 1968), including the first (unmanned) test of the Apollo Lunar Module in space. It was deactivated in 1972. In 2001 it was modified as the launch site for Delta IV, a launch system operated by United Launch Alliance.

The original layout of the launch complex featured one Mobile Service Structure which could be used to service or mate a rocket on either LC-37A or 37B, but not on both simultaneously. The Delta IV Mobile Service Tower is 330 ft (100 m) tall, and fitted to service all Delta IV configurations, including the Delta IV Heavy.

Saturn

All flights operated by NASA.

References

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 37 Wikipedia


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