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Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 43

Launch Complex 43
Launch site Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

28°27′30″N 80°31′42″W / 28.45833°N 80.52833°W / 28.45833; -80.52833Coordinates: 28°27′30″N 80°31′42″W / 28.45833°N 80.52833°W / 28.45833; -80.52833

Short name LC-43
Operator U.S. Air Force
Launch pad(s) One
Launch history
Status Inactive
Launches 2038
Associated rockets Sounding rockets

Launch Complex 43 (LC-43) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida was a launch complex used by American sounding rockets between 1962 and 1984. It supported 2,038 sounding rocket launches.[1] In 1984, sounding rocket launches moved to LC-47, and LC-43 was demolished to make way for Launch Complex 46, which was built near the site.


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  • Cape Canaveral virtual tour

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