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Test Stand Activation Summary

This table describes the activation and deactivation dates of the test stands at SSFL.
Test Area Test Stand Activation Date Deactivation Date
Alfa Alfa 1 July, 1955 December, 2000
Alfa 2 July, 1955 January, 1966
Alfa 3 November, 1955 March, 2006
Bravo Bravo 1 August, 1956 July, 2005
Bravo 2 April, 1956 December, 2004
Bravo 3 August, 1956 Unknown a
Coca b Coca 1 July, 1956 1988
Coca 2 November, 1956 1988
Coca 3 October, 1956 1988
Coca 1 (NEW) 1963 1988
Coca 4 1963 1988
Delta Delta 1 February, 1957 1974
Delta 2 July, 1957 1970
Delta 3 October, 1957 1970


  1. aThe Bravo 3 test stand was dismantled in 1969.
  2. bIn support of the Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) program, significant test stand dismantling and subsequent test stand reconstruction/modification occurred in the Coca area.

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