Titan Missile Museum Above Ground Pictures
Radar Horn on the right, and an underground access hatch on the left. The radar horn is used for detecting people (Or animals)
wandering around on top of the missile site. These
are more properly known as "Tipsies".
On the left are the concrete blocks used to keep the missile tube from opening up all the way. This was required by the USSR
so that they could keep the missile in the silo for display purposes. (They have a satelite that takes pictures of the site every
once in a while to make sure that the missile can't be launced.)
Radio Antenna. This retracts all the way into the ground, and would only be
extended (I believe) after the "war".
Another shot of another RADAR horn.
On the right are the concrete blocks, and on the left is the silo lid.
This is looking down into the silo at the missile. On the left is the partially opened
lid to the silo.
A fuel filling station. Note the dummy in the protective suit. These suits are required because of the toxicity of the hypergolic fuels.
Another shot of the fuel tanker
A nose cone/re-entry vehicle.
More RADAR horns.
This is their helicopter.
This is (I believe) one of the second stage engines.
Allie and Eddie in back of one of the first stage engines.
Fuel pump assembly
A Fuel Hardstand. I have no idea what this was used for.
Allie and Eddie in front of one of the displays inside the main museum building.
Created on Thu May 13 00:22:08 MDT 1999 by ericw
Last modified on Friday, December 17th, 2004 by ericw
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