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A Rare Peek Inside NORAD’s Cheyenne Mountain Complex (Video)

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If you thought walking into your office was like entering a cave, imagine how the 350 people working in the Cheyenne Mountain Complex feel when the blast doors close after them on the way into work.

Opened in 1966 as the United States base of operations in case of a long-range nuclear missile hit from the Soviet Union, the complex gathers data from satellites around the world from inside the mountain in which it sits to keep a close eye on the safety of the U.S. and its allies.

Though it now contains all the cutting edge technology you’d expect from such a facility, the location’s significance hearkens from ancient times.

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