AIAA Historic Aerospace SiteOn 15 November 1950, the SSFL conducted its first official test with a Rocketdyne-designed XLR43-NA-1 large liquid propellant rocket engine, which later became the Redstone engine. Encompassing 2558 acres, 18 large static test stands, 5 component test laboratories and an advanced test facility, the SSFL and its dedicated employees have provided significant contributions to U.S. rocketry and space programs for over 50 years.
|Placed By||American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics|
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|Date Added||Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 353748 N 3789177|
|Decimal Degrees||34.23341667, -118.58798333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 14.005', W 118° 35.279'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 14' 0.30000000000005" N, 118° 35' 16.74" W|
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