Spacecraft Propulsion Research Facility

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Spacecraft Propulsion Research Facility (B-2)
GRC PBS B-2 Facility Aerial View.jpg
Facility aerial view
Spacecraft Propulsion Research Facility is located in Ohio
Spacecraft Propulsion Research Facility
Location Erie County, Ohio
Coordinates 41°22′1″N 82°41′1″W / 41.36694°N 82.68361°W / 41.36694; -82.68361Coordinates: 41°22′1″N 82°41′1″W / 41.36694°N 82.68361°W / 41.36694; -82.68361
Built 1968
Architect NASA
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NRHP Reference # 85002802[1]
Added to NRHP October 3, 1985

The Spacecraft Propulsion Research Facility is "significant in the development of the Centaur Rocket, which has launched some of America's most important space probes. This facility enabled engineers to hot-fire full-scale Centaur Rockets in simulated space conditions."[2] It is located on NASA's Plum Brook Station off Taylor Road, between Bloomingville and Bogart, south of Sandusky, Ohio, in the United States. On October 3, 1985, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places and declared a National Historic Landmark.

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