Launch Towers

Towers, often temporary structures, that are constructed for or used to provide support and upright stability on the ground or a launch pad for a rocket, missile, space craft, or other object or vehicle, which is intended to be launched into the air or space; particularly applied to towers constructed for unguided rockets in order to guide the rocket until it reaches speeds fast enough for aerodynamic stabilization to take effect.

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2404
Names
launch towers
launch tower
towers, launch
lanceerinrichtingen Dutch
lanceerinrichting Dutch
lanceertoren Dutch
torres de lanzamiento Spanish
torre de lanzamiento Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300004867. The J. Paul Getty Trust.