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Space Systems Command (SSC) Mission Video

Space Systems Command
Space Systems Command missile launch


Delivering Lethal and Resilient Space Capabilities to Defend the Nation in the Contested Space Domain
As the premier space capability delivery organization of the U.S. Space Force and the DoD, Space Systems Command (SSC) is laser-focused on countering the very real threats in today's and tomorrow's contested space domain. Through unity of effort across commercial industry, joint forces, government agencies, and academic and allied partnerships, we are developing resilient system-of-systems joint force space capabilities to maintain the nation's strategic advantage in space.

Space Systems Command supports the national defense strategy and the Chief of Space Operations' priorities




Patrick Space Force Base - Space Launch Delta 45
The 45th Space Wing is commanded by Brig. Gen. Stephen G. Purdy Jr and is organized into four groups to accomplish it's mission. The Launch Group conducts mission assurance on launch vehicle and spacecraft processing from flight hardware arrival through launch. The Operations Group operates and maintains the Eastern Range assets and responsible for airfield operations, weather and communication support. The Mission Support Group provides support through various functions to the people and mission. The Medical Group provides medical, dental, environmental and public health services.

Vandenberg Space Force Base - Space Launch Delta 30
Space Launch Delta 30, Vandenberg's host unit, supports West Coast launch activities for the Air Force, Department of Defense, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, national programs and various private industry contractors. The Wing supports the processing and launch of a variety of expendable vehicles including Atlas V, Delta IV, Delta II, Pegasus, Minotaur, Taurus and Falcon. The Wing also supports Force Development and Evaluation of all intercontinental ballistic missiles, as well as Missile Defense Agency (MDA) test and operations.

Space Base Delta 3
Space Base Delta 3 (SBD 3) provides host installation and community support service for Space Systems Command and Los Angeles Air Force Base, in El Segundo, California. Commanded by Col Mia Walsh, SBD 3 is tasked with all non-operational support required for the service to function in its mission to deliver lethal and resilient space capabilities.