(U) Spacelift consists of launch vehicles, upper stages, launch complexes, launch support facilities, and the Range Standardization and Automation (RSA) program.
(U) Principle elements of the U.S. spacelift infrastructure are the Western Range (WR), based at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, and the Eastern Range (ER), based at Cape Canaveral Air Station, Florida. The infrastucture consists of the complex and interrelated organizations, support facilities, technology, and space vehicles.
Related Initiatives (U):
Name Title Advanced Upper Stage Advanced Upper Stage Atlas Atlas Centaur Centaur Delta II Delta II DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) DSCS II Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) II DSP Defense Support Program (DSP) DUSD(Space) Deputy Under-Secretary of Defense (DUSD) for Space Eastern Range Eastern Range EELV (HLV) Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) Heavy Lift Vehicle (HLV) EELV (MLV) Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) Medium Lift Vehicle (MLV) EELV Follow-On EELV Follow-On IUS Inertial Upper Stage (IUS) Military Space Plane Military Space Plane Milstar I Milstar I Pegasus Pegasus Rocket System Launch Program Rocket System Launch Program RSA Phase 1 Range Standardization and Automation (RSA) Phase 1 RSA Phase 2A/B Range Standardization and Automation (RSA) Phase 2A/B Shuttle Operations Shuttle Operations Taurus Taurus Titan II Titan II Titan IVA Titan IVA Titan IVB Titan IVB Western Range Western Range This Table Is Unclassified.
Related Categories (U):
Name Title Launch Complexes Launch Complexes Launch Support Facilities Launch Support Facilities Launch Vehicles Launch Vehicles Range Standardization & Auto. Range Standardization and Automation Program (RSA) Upper Stages Upper Stages This Table Is Unclassified.
Road Map Placements (U):
Name Title SPACE FORCES SUPPORT SPACE FORCES SUPPORT This Table Is Unclassified.
Requirements, Funding and Additional Hotlinks (U):
Name Delta Launches Delta Rockets EELV ORD Sattelite Control ORD (95) SAF/AQ Homepage This Table Is Unclassified.
Date Of Information (U):
(U) 21 November 1997
(U) Road Map Production Date: 12 July 1999