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Redstone Test Stand

Huntsville, Alabama
County of Madison.
National Register Number: 76000341
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Education - research facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Certified Local Government: YES

Statement of Significance (as of designation - October 3, 1985):
A steel frame structure constructed in 1953 from salvaged materials, this is the oldest static firing facility at the Marshall Space Flight Center. It was important in the development of the Jupiter C and Mercury/Redstone vehicles that launched the first American satellite and the first American manned spaceflight.

Condition:
The landmark is in good condition.

There are no changes since the last reporting period (2005).


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