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Space Launch Complex 3 [SLC-3]

Atlas Space Launch Complex (SLC-3) is used to launch the Atlas space vehicle and has two different pads which are designated as SLC-3E and SLC-3W. These complexes are located approximately 1750 feet apart. Atlas fuel (RP-1) and oxidizer (liquid oxygen) along with high pressure gas storage facilities are located at the complex. This launch facility is located approximately 2.4 miles from the VAFB boundary at the closest point and ~ 6 miles from the nearest city (Lompoc, California).

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