• 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

Multimedia Presentations

Missile Field Layout:

Explore the missile field with your mouse. Buttons will be indicated when the mouse "arrow" cursor turns to a

"hand" cursor when the mouse is rolled across a button.

 
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Missile Trajectory

Click through the various stages of a Minuteman missile trajectory by clicking the play button.

 
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Did You Know?

Minuteman Missile in flight

The only Minuteman Missile ever launched out of an active silo took place at a silo north of Newell, South Dakota on March 1, 1965. The flight only lasted a total of seven seconds with the rocket landing in a nearby pasture.