||Complex 21 hardsite
This is the Complex 21 "hardsite". The large pipes are exhaust tubes, which redirected the flame and
exhaust from the missiles. The opposite side of the hardsite (which faces southeast) is where the launches took
place. The entrance to the launch structure itself is just up the steps in the center of the
The photo of the hardsite above
was taken in 2005. It has been refurbished since my visit in 1996.
Photo courtesy of Steve Sanders
Mission Flight Control Officer, CCAFS