Vandenberg Public Tours

30th Space Wing Public Affairs hosts monthly visits to the Vandenberg Space and Missile Heritage Center

Monthly tours to the Vandenberg Space and Missile Heritage Center at Historic Space Launch Complex-10 are on the third Tuesday of each month at 1:00 p.m.

Space Launch Complex-10 is the only landmark at Vandenberg AFB listed on the national Registry of Historic Places. It is the site of Thor missile tests and Thor/Agena space launches. The first launch from SLC-10 was April 16, 1959 -- a missile test conducted by a joint U.S. Air Force and British Royal Air Force crew. The final launch from SLC-10 was July 15, 1980 -- a space launch of a defense meteorological satellite.

Vandenberg AFB is the preeminent west-coast spaceport and test range. Providing indispensable launch, landing, and range capabilities to the nation. The Space and Missile Heritage Center pulls together the history of SLC-10 and all west-coast launch programs as it tells the story of the critical role the base in launching commercial, national security, and scientific polar-orbiting satellites.

Tours are limited to 30 visitors, first come first served. Groups are welcome on the monthly tour, however please limit your party to no more than 10 members. If you plan to attend please send the following information to at least 10 days in advance of the tour:

• Full name
• Date of birth
• Driver's license number and state of issue

If you are a non-U.S. citizen please provide your passport ID number and nation of issue at least 30 days in advance.

Do not miss the opportunity to see and learn the history of the early days of space launch and exploration.