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Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Space Launch Complex 10

Vandenberg Air Force Base

 
 
Space Launch Complex 10 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joe Page, February 25, 2015
1. Space Launch Complex 10 Marker
Inscription.
Space Launch Complex 10
Vandenberg Air Force Base
Has been designated a
National
Historic Landmark

This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America
1986
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1986 by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 34° 45.838′ N, 120° 37.386′ W. Marker is in Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, in Santa Barbara County. Marker can be reached from Aero Road. Touch for map. Located at the Vandenberg Space and Missile Heritage Center. Marker is in this post office area: Lompoc CA 93437, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Curtis P-40 (approx. 5.2 miles away); USAF Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. 5.3 miles away); 40th Infantry Division Korean War Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Historic Aerospace Site
Space Launch Complex 10 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joe Page, February 25, 2015
2. Space Launch Complex 10 Marker
SLC 10 historical marker, with meteorological rocket launcher in background. Located behind SLC-10 Administration building
(approx. 5.4 miles away); Camp Cooke Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Ronald W. Reagan Missile Defense Site (approx. 6 miles away); La Purisima Mission ← 3 Miles (approx. 11.2 miles away); Italian Stone Pines (approx. 12.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vandenberg Air Force Base.
 
Categories. Air & Space
 
SLC-10 West Pad image. Click for full size.
By Joe Page, February 25, 2015
3. SLC-10 West Pad
SLC-10 West Pad can be seen from the historical marker. The site represents the best preserved example of space history from the 1950s, the early years of the Cold War and Space Race for the United States.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2015, by Joe Page of Albuquerque, New Mexico. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 25, 2015, by Joe Page of Albuquerque, New Mexico.   2, 3. submitted on February 27, 2015, by Joe Page of Albuquerque, New Mexico. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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