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  • SLD 45 hosts media round-table for 99th NSSL launch

    U.S. Space Force leadership and launch mission partners held a media round-table with media outlets to discuss the SILENTBARKER/NROL-107 mission at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, Aug. 28, 2023. U.S. Space Force Lt. Gen. Michael Guetlein, Space Systems Command commander, Tory Bruno,

  • Remembering the Life and Legacy of an Airman

    On April 21, 2023, the 45th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) carried out a cleanup effort along their newly adopted stretch of U.S. Highway 1. This initiative paid tribute to Staff Sgt. Andrew Holman, 45 LRS air traffic controller, who lost his life in a traffic incident on Nov. 11, 2021.

  • Beyond The Hazard Zone: Bioenvironmental's Pivotal Role in Space Launch

    Throughout the years, the space launch industry has undergone a tremendous transformation, propelled by groundbreaking technological advancements. Media outlets and spectators capture breathtaking launches up close from secure locations just outside the hazard zones.Just beyond these hazard zones,

  • Airman Rushes to Citizen’s Aid in Car Accident

    On September 5, 2022, Airman 1st Class Justin Nystrom, 45th Logistics Readiness Squadron fleet management analysis technician, provided medical aid to a citizen involved in a horrific car crash.

  • SLD 45 rolls out a new First Term Airman and Guardian Mentorship Program

    Run by the SLD 45 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility office (DEIA), the Air Force Technical Applications Center DEIA office, and the Space Coast Top 3 council, the program, ‘Everyone Wins with Mentoring,’ offers first term Airmen and Guardians mentorship pairing, guidance, connection,

  • SLD 45 On-Boards New Launch Partners To Meet Mission Demand

    In the past ten years, there has been a considerable increase in the number of space launches from the Eastern Range (ER).In 2008, seven missions were launched from the ER. Now, in just the first six months of 2022, 27 missions have been launched, establishing an unprecedented launch pace. This

  • Achieving the Speed of Need

    Within the early stages of the “space race,” the United States spent years developing and launching rockets and satellites into an uncongested and uncontested space environment.But now, that dynamic has shifted. Due to the advancements in technology and growing competition to dominate this domain,