Base de Lanzamiento Vicecomodoro Marambio

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Last Updated: October 1, 2006
Other Name: Vicecomodoro Marambio, Marambio
Location: Seymour-Marambio Island, Antarctica
Subordinate To: Air Force
Size: Unknown
Facility Status: Operational

In operation since 1976. A main launch site for CASTOR sounding rockets. A group of CNIE technicians was resident at the base beginning in 1979. Its launch and tracking facilities are available year round.

Source: Eduardo Barcelona and Julio Villalonga, Relaciones carnales: la verdadera historia de la construcción y destrucción del misil Cóndor II (Buenos Aires: Planeta, 1992), p. 35.

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