Space Launch Delta 45

The World's Premier Gateway to Space

One Team ... Delivering Assured Space Launch, Range and Combat Capabilities for the Nation 

Delta Leadership: Space Launch Delta 45 is commanded by Brig. Gen. Kristin Panzenhagan.

The Delta is organized into four groups to accomplish its mission:

- Safety: Conducts mission assurance on launch vehicle and spacecraft processing from flight hardware arrival through launch.
- Operations: Operates and maintains the Eastern Range assets and is responsible for airfield operations, weather and communication support.
- Installation Support: Provides support through various functions to the people and mission.
- Medical Group: Provides medical, dental, environmental and public health services.


At a Glance:
Commander:  Brig. Gen. Kristin Panzenhagan
Fleet: Atlas V, Delta IV, Falcon 9
Satellites Processed: GPS, WGS, AEHF, MUOS, SBIRS
Eastern Range Size: 15 million square miles
Next Scheduled Launch:

Tenants/Mission Partners
Space Launch Delta 45 has more than 90 mission partners and tenants at Patrick SFB and Cape Canaveral SFS, including:
-Defense Equality Opportunity Management Institute
-Air Force Technical Applications Center
-National Aeronautics and Space Administration
-Naval Ordnance Test Unit
-920th Rescue Wing, Air Force Reserve Command
-Joint STARS Test Force
-Department of State INL Air Wing
-Air Force Office of Special Investigations
-333rd Recruiting Squadron
-American Red Cross

Control of the Battlefield Begins Here!

(Current as of January 2024)