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Launch Complex 5/6 (LC-5/6)

Launch Complex 5/6 was used to launch Jupiter, Redstone, and Mercury-Redstone rockets. (Photos: Richard Kruse, 2009.)

Blockhouse Exterior

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Blockhouse Interior

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Pad 6

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Launch Complex 14 (LC-14)

Launch Complex 14 was a launch site for Atlas rockets. The Mercury-Atlas manned orbital missions were launched from this pad. (Photos: Richard Kruse, 2009.)

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Launch Complex 17 (LC-17)

Launch Complex 17, includes two launch pads, 17A and 17B, and was a launch site for Thor and Delta rockets. (Photos: Richard Kruse, 2009.)

Pad 17A

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Pad 17B

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Launch Complex 19 (LC-19)

Launch Complex 19 was the launch site for all ten manned Gemini missions. Additionally, 17 unmanned Titan I and Titan II missions were flown from the complex. Gemini 12, launched on November 11, 1966, was the last mission launched from complex 19.
NOTE: Since these photos were taken, the white room has been restored and moved to the Air Force Space & Missile Museum.
(These photos were taken by Richard Kruse in 1997.)

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Launch Complex 19 White Room has been restored and is now on display at the Air Force Space and Missile Museum
(Photos: Richard Kruse, 2009.)

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Launch Complex 26 (LC-26)

Launch Complex 26 included two launch pads, 26A and 26B. Several dozen Redstone, Juno II, Jupiter, and Jupiter-C rockets were launched from the complex. Complex 26 was deactivated in 1964 and is now home of the United States Airforce Space and Missile Museum.

Launch Complex 26 (LC-26) - Cape Canaveral

Photos of the blockhouse at Complex 26. (Photos: Richard Kruse, 2009.)

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Launch Complex 34 (LC-34)

Photos of Pad 34. Pad 34 was the site of the Apollo 1 fire in 1967. (Photos: Richard Kruse, 2009.)

Pad Foundation

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Flame defectors at LC-34.

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LC-34 Blockhouse

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Launch Complex 37 (LC-37)

Launch Complex 37 is currently the launch pad for Delta-IV rockets. First built in the 1960's, Complex 37 was initially used to launch Saturn I and IB rockets. (Photos: Richard Kruse, 2009.)

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Launch Complex 39 - Kennedy Space Center

A few photos of the Vehicle Assembly Building and pads 39A and 39B. Photos taken from the Launch Complex 39 Observation Gantry, Kennedy Space Center. (Photos: Kevin Reynolds, 2000.)

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Launch Complex 39 - Crew Access Arm and White Room (Apollo Era)

Apollo era crew access arm and white room on display at Kennedy Space Center. (Photos: Richard Kruse, 2009.)

Swing Arm

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White Room Exterior

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White Room Interior

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Launch Complex 41

Launch Complex 41 was a launch site for Titan III and Titan IV rockets. The pad is currentled used by Atlas V. (Photos: Richard Kruse, 2009.)

Launch Complex 41
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