45th Space Wing Fact Sheets

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  • 45th Space Wing

    Vision The World's Premier Gateway to SpaceMission One Team ... Delivering Assured Space Launch, Range and Combat Capabilities for the Nation Leadership/Organization Wing Leadership: The 45th Space Wing is commanded by Brig. Gen. Douglas A. SchiessThe wing is organized into four groups to accomplish its mission:-Launch Group: Conducts mission
  • 45th Launch Group

    Mission Vigorously pursue mission success through seamless partnerships with launch and satellite systems directorates to satisfy National, Civil and Combatant Commander requirements for space access.45th Launch Support SquadronThe 45th Launch Support Squadron delivers a broad array of organic launch and launch support capabilities. In partnership
  • 45th Operations Group

    Mission The Operations Group is responsible for program management and operation of five squadrons which perform all Eastern Range launch operations.1st Range Operations SquadronThe 1st Range Operations Squadron is where the worlds finest spacelift and Range operations professionals work as a team to ensure mission success of spacelift, ballistic,
  • 45th Mission Support Group

    MissionThe 45th Mission Support Group and its 1,348 focused professionals deliver full spectrum support to assure success of launch, range and expeditionary operations. They protect $3.4B in infrastructure, 8.2 million square feet of real property at 15 locations supporting 40 tenant organizations, and 10,000 personnel. The group is responsible

45th Space Wing


Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle, is designed to improve our nation's access to space by making space launch vehicles more affordable and reliable by reducing launch costs by at least 25 percent over heritage Atlas, Delta and Titan space launch systems.
Read the full EELV fact sheet here.