School Field Trips - Class size of 18 students or less
Minuteman Missile Field Trip - Class Size of 18 or less
Begin by meeting the rangers at Launch Control Facility Delta-01
1) General introduction to the Cold War and the Minuteman missile systems role in preventing war and preserving peace.
2) The class will then break up into groups of approximately 6 students each. Each group will tour the support facilities at Delta-01 and also go underground into the Launch Control Center, 31 feet beneath the surface.
3) Travel 11 miles west to Launch Facility (missile silo) Delta-09. A ranger will guide the entire class to view a Minuteman II missile on display and learn about the massive power of nuclear weapons.
Allow approximately 2 hours for this program!
Did You Know?
A Minuteman Missile can strike a target up to 6,300 miles away in the time it takes to watch an average television sitcom, 30 minutes.