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Loading the lauch code

12 December 2009. At the Titan Missile Museum / Site 571-7, Sahuarita, AZ.




Lt. Col. Chuck Smith (USAF, Ret.) shows us the procedure for loading the butterfly valve unlock code required to launch the missile.


Nikkor 50mm/1.4 AF-S lens (@ f/2.8), Nikon D3s camera (@ ISO 3200); available light, handheld.


No emulsions were harmed in the making of this image.


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Taken on December 12, 2009