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LAUNCH COMPLEX 40 (FALCON 9) FACT SHEET
Written and Edited by Cliff Lethbridge
Configuration: Remote Firing Room, One Launch Pad
LAUNCH PAD 40 (FALCON 9)
Date of First Launch (Falcon 9): June 4, 2010
Date of Final Launch (Falcon 9): Active
Number of Launches (Falcon 9): Active
Vehicles Launched: Falcon 9
Launch Complex 40 has been renovated from its Titan roots to vehicle specific hardware for the Falcon 9 program. Launch Complex 40 now acts as a stand-alone launch facility. It features a horizontal building in which the Falcon 9 is prepared for flight. The rocket is erected to its vertical position at the launch pad prior to launch.
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