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Launch Complex 15

Launch Complex 15 Systems

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Cost: $4,892,520

Launch Complex Highlights

  • 30 January 1957 - Construction contract awarded
  • 1957 - Construction started
  • 1 July 1958 - Construction completed
  • 5 February 1959 - Air Force accepted the launch complex
  • Blockhouse is similar to those of the Atlas complexes except that it has a second interior floor
  • 6 February 1959 - First Titan I launch
  • 29 September 1960 - Last Titan I launch
  • Total Titan I launched - 10
  • Complex 15 initially stored liquid oxygen and RP-1 as propellants for the Titan I and had to be converted to accommodate the Titan II, using Nitrogen Tetroxide for the oxidizer and Hydrazine blend known as Aerozine 50 for fuel.
  • 7 June 1962 - First Titan II launch
  • 6 February 1963 - First military "blue suit" Titan II launch
  • 9 April 1964 - Last Titan II launched
  • Total Titan II launched - 16
  • March 1967 - Complex deactivated
  • 13 June 1967 - Sold for salvage
  • June 1967 - Pad dismantled
  • November 2012 to February 2013 - Blockhouse demolished
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April 1965 - Launch Complex 15