The 32-story launch tower built at Point Arguello for the MOL project was mothballed in 1969 was later named SLC-6. Vandenberg AFB would try to reuse the site as launch pad for the Space Shuttle but that effort was cancelled as well.
The 32-story launch tower built at Point Arguello for the MOL project was mothballed in 1969 was later named SLC-6. Vandenberg AFB would try to reuse the site as launch pad for the Space Shuttle but that effort was cancelled as well. Telegram-Tribune
The 32-story launch tower built at Point Arguello for the MOL project was mothballed in 1969 was later named SLC-6. Vandenberg AFB would try to reuse the site as launch pad for the Space Shuttle but that effort was cancelled as well. Telegram-Tribune

The Central Coast's $25 million space port that'd never launch an astronaut

September 23, 2015 03:14 PM

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .