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Green River Missile Launch Photo Gallery

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Entry door for the radar and instrumentation building at the White Sands Missile Range, “Range Operations Directorate” (ROD), on a prominent and high ridge overlooking the test range.

 

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Above-ground conduit boxes at launch site, connecting all launch pads to central blockhouse bunker.

 

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Above-ground conduit boxes and junction domes at Athena launch site, with a blast bunker in background.

 

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Heavy steel blast shields protecting cooling ducts associated with the launch pads, for use during launch tests.

 

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Concrete vault comprising the gantry platform, used for conduit and venting during launch tests at the Athena launch site.

 

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Pneumatic equipment control panel within mobile launch facility, TCEE, at the Athena Launch Site.

 

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Cooling conduit within TCEE at Athena Launch Site.

 

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Electrical-control box at a launch monitoring tower at Athena Launch Site facility.

 

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Concrete pad at Cantonment (residential and administrative) location for White Sands Missile Range. The recreation area had tennis and basketball courts and a structure for other activities for the soldiers and families stationed there.

 

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Union Carbide Uranium Mill operated between 1957 and 1961 and was leased to the U.S. Air Force in 1962 for use as the Athena rocket assembly area. It now sits abandoned.