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Launch Complex 19

Launch Complex 19 Systems

Other Programs

  • Gemini

Cost: $5,858,250 to $9,700,000

Launch Complex Highlights

  • 23 April 1956 - Construction contract awarded
  • 18 February 1957 - Construction began
  • July 1958 - Construction completed
  • 16 June 1959 - Air Force accepted complex
  • Titan pads used a horizontal-to-vertical erector system to place the missile on the launch pad
  • 14 August 1959 - First Titan I launch
  • 29 January 1962 - Last Titan I launch
  • Total Titan I launched - 15
  • After the last Titan I, the launch complex was transferred to space missions
  • 1962 to 1963 - Launch complex converted to support Titan II Gemini missions
  • 8 April 1964 - First unmanned Titan II Gemini (GT-1) launched
  • 19 January 1965 - Second unmanned Titan II Gemini (GT-2) launched
  • 23 March 1965 - First manned Titan II Gemini (GT-3) launched
  • 8 April 1964 to 11 November 1966 - Total of 2 unmanned and 10 manned flights launched
  • November 1966 - Launch complex became inactive
  • 10 April 1967 - Launch complex deactivated
  • 30 May 1977 - Service tower and umbilical demolished
  • September 2003 - White room from pad erector restored and moved to Air Force Space and Missile Museum
  • 2012-2013 - Launch pad and remainder of erector demolished
History Center Display Frame
  History Center display frames contain a mix of video clips (some silent) and still photos