|2008-09-14||Uploaded higher-quality historical photos for Complex 14.
|2008-09-09||Added a new Complex! While most of the
Complex 15 pad structures are gone, Steve Sanders was able to provide
pictures of the blockhouse interior.
|2008-09-04||Updated/added some photos for Complex 14.
|2008-09-02||Added a current photo of the sign at Gate 1.
Steve Sanders was kind enough to take an entire day out of his weekend to give me a tour of the Cape in July.
|2006-02-10||The Complex 9/10 portion
of the tour has been completely reengineered. There are now 77 pages of content for this section, featuring
nearly 70 brand new photos from Steve Sanders, and several historical photos.
|2005-07-26||Added a brand new launch Complex!
Steve Sanders has provided photos of Complex 30, the
site of Pershing launches until its deactivation in 1968.
|2005-05-05||Updated the Complex 40
page to reflect its inactive status. The last Titan was launched from the
Cape on April 29th, marking the end of Complex 40's launch operations. Congratulations to the
Titan family, and thank you for your service. I wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors.
|2005-04-05||Added a brand new launch Complex!
Steve Sanders has provided photos of Complex 18, the former home of the
Vanguard program as well as the site of Thor and Blue Scout launches.
There are 49 new pages of content, and 54 new photos. This includes 9
historical photos from Jerry Tritto - Mr. Tritto was a propulsion engineer
with the Vanguard program, and greatly assisted by providing a tour of the
Complex, and answering many questions about the Complex and the Vanguard
|2005-03-10||Added the "Aerial view"
feature to the Beach House.
|2005-03-08||Added the "Aerial view"
feature to Complex 13.
|2005-02-20||Added another historical photo of
Launch Crew #5 at Complex 21.
21/22 portion of the tour has been completely reengineered. Be sure to
check out the new "Aerial view" (click the blue button at the
bottom of any of the Complex 21/22 pages). The "Aerial view"
feature will be added to more pages as the tour is updated. Aerial photos
are courtesy of the St.
John's River Water Management District.
|2005-02-11||Added a photo of the front of
Hangar C along with a
historical photo from the same angle.
|2005-02-07||Added a photo of a 1962 Mace
launch to Complex 21.
|2005-02-05||Re-routed the tour to go from
Complex 31/32 to the lighthouse to Complex 21/22. Also added a new site to
the tour: Steve Sanders has provided photos of Hangar
C (right next to the lighthouse). Steve has graciously offered to
assist the author in updating the tour with new photos: you'll be seeing
much more of his photography work as the tour gets updated.
|2005-02-04||Added a photo of the Challenger remains
being placed in a silo at
|2005-01-31||Added a photo of the
monument on the Complex 14 launch ramp.
|2005-01-28||Added additional photos of the
Mercury Monument at
|2005-01-26||Rumors of this website's death
(and/or mine) are greatly exaggerated. Check out the
Beach House and stay tuned for more new
|2002, 2003, 2004
site you now see is the result of a major redesign. Individual changes are
too numerous to mention, but here's a summary: every photo has been
rescanned (they're larger and higher quality), many new photos have been added,
and additional Complexes, facilities, and historical visits have been
For historical purposes, changes to the old site are listed below.
||It seems that the aerial for Complex 40 was really an aerial of Complex 41 (thanks to
Brian Seidl at Lockheed Martin for pointing this out). We now have both
40 and Complex 41, and the photos aren't swapped.
||Added an aerial of Complex 40.
||Added an aerial of Complex 34. Also added a photo of
fuel line supports at Complex
||Fixed some erroneous information regarding Complex
21/22. Thanks to Cliff
Lethbridge for the correction.
||Added a photo of the damaged Redstone rocket at Complex 5.
||Added an aerial of the Air Force Space
& Missile Museum.
||Added two more aerials from Joe Marino: Complex 36 and
||Added a Tour map. I'll be working on making a better looking one, but this should give
an idea where the Complexes are in relation to each other.
||Added an aerial view of Complex 17. This is the first in a series of aerial photos by Joe
Marino, a staff photographer for the National Space Society.
||Added information on the Titan II
missile. Also added a new page with information on
the Gemini Titan II launch vehicle.
||Added a photo of the liftoff of Sigma 7.
||Fixed erroneous information regarding the contents of the missile silo at
The silo does not contain the remains of the Apollo 204 capsule. It may be in a storage
facility in Langely. Thanks to Kay Grinter, Gary White, and Laurel Lichtenberger for the
||Added a feature to some pages that will allow you to "go back in time" and visit the site
when it was active (or in the case of active facilities, a few decades ago when the facility
looked different). There's just a handful now, but I'll continue to add them. Try it for
Complex 19: just click on the watch () when you get there.
||Added some additional information regarding the launch facilities at Complex
||Added links to zoomed images for the Complex 5 launch pad and the
||Updated/corrected information regarding the Complex 9/10 launch site. Special
thanks to Pierre Trichet, who has provided me with a wealth of information regarding
||Added a picture of an Atlas IIA rocket on the pad at Complex 36.
||Added a links page.
||Added a new page with the entrance to the electrical/mechanical rooms at Complex
||Changed the About this tour page to include information on how to visit the Air Force
Space & Missile Museum, and how to support the Museum. Also changed the
the author page to add a recent picture.
||Added a new page with information on the Mercury Redstone rocket.
||You can now zoom in on most pictures in the tour! To zoom in on a picture, click on the
magnifying glass () at the lower right-hand
corner of the picture. This will display a larger sized version of the picture.
||Started adding source notes. This will be an ongoing activity.
||Added an awards page.
||Added information about the Juno I rocket to the Complex 6 page.
|| Added a picture of the LOX storage and transfer facility to the
Complex 13 pages.
||Added file sizes to all of the pictures. Stay tuned! I'll be adding a picture of the
Complex 13 LOX storage and transfer facility.
||Fixed some erroneous information for Complexes 19 and
||Added information on unmanned Gemini launches to one of the Complex 19 pages.
||Added a Guest Book.