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“Launch Complex 48”
Kennedy’s Newest Launch Complex Ready to Serve Smaller Class of Rockets
Complex 48’s “clean pad” design and basic infrastructure offer flexibility for small-class vehicle customers whose rockets have varying needs. (Credits: NASA/Ben Smegelsky)

By Anna Heiney
NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Launch Complex 48 expands the scope of the agency’s premier multi-user spaceport by creating a dedicated launch site to accommodate launchers generating 500,000 pounds of thrust or less.

  • Parabolic Arc
  • December 30, 2020