• Underground Delta-01 LCC, 44th Missile Wing/66th Strategic Missile Wing logos, topside view of Delta-09 LF

    Minuteman Missile

    National Historic Site South Dakota

Getting Ready for 2016

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Minuteman Missile National Historic Site is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!

 

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  • History Alive

    Dennis C., a former missileer, gives visitors a first person perspective of life on the front lines of the Cold War.

    Former Air Force personnel share their stories to make history come alive. Read more

  • In With the New

    Park Films

    Minuteman Missile NHS has updated the website with new photos, interactive multimedia, pod-casts and videos. Read more

  • Technologically Speaking

    Minuteman Missile NHS uses the official website and social media to make learning about the Cold War exciting and interactive.

    Minuteman Missile NHS uses the official website and social media to make learning about the Cold War exciting and interactive for students and teachers. Read more

  • The Sky's the Limit

    Students learn the fundamentals of rocketry and thrust through the building and launching of air rockets.

    Minuteman Missile NHS reaches out to the area youth using science and history. Read more

  • Virtually There

    With the use of internet and technology, rangers can give students a live virtual tour of the Delta-01, Launch Control Center.

    With the use of internet and technology, rangers can give students a live virtual tour of the Delta-01, Launch Control Center. Read more

Did You Know?

Launch control center key turn

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.