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Posted 11/17/2011 Printable Fact Sheet

(321) 853-0606/DSN 467-0606

Vigorously pursue mission success through seamless partnership with launch and satellite systems wings to satisfy National, Civil, and Combatant Commander requirements for space access.

45th Launch Support Squadron
(321) 853-9071/DSN 467-9071
The 45th Launch Support Squadron (45 LCSS) delivers a broad array of organic launch and launch support capabilities. In partnership with the satellite system directorates, the LCSS provides launch-base mission assurance for satellites by overseeing spacecraft hardware arrival, launch preparations, testing and launch. In addition, the squadron contains a program management office which ensures delivery of mission-critical facilities, launch support services such as training and ordnance management, and programmatic resources to Eastern Range customers. Finally, the LCSS provides a single interface for emerging DoD, civil, and commercial launch providers to access 45th Space Wing services and successfully bring new launch capabilities to the United States.

5th Space Launch Squadron
(321) 853-9988/DSN 467-9988
The 5th Space Launch Squadron (5 SLS) performs technical observations and develops risk assessments for mission assurance in the conduct of Atlas V and Delta IV launch operations from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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