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E-SCAPE-ING the average workday

Staff Sgt. Shane Stilson, 4th Space Launch Squadron mission assurance technician, stands in a Self-Contained Atmospheric Protective Ensemble suit at Space Launch Complex 6 Aug. 3, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Staff Sgt. Shane Stilson, 4th Space Launch Squadron mission assurance technician, stands in a Self-Contained Atmospheric Protective Ensemble suit at Space Launch Complex 6 Aug. 3, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Airmen of the 4th SLS enable assured access to space year-round, and in doing so, don SCAPE suits to perform duties near rocket fuel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clayton Wear.)

Airmen assigned to the 4th Space Launch Squadron perform operations once a quarter that require them to Self-Contained Atmospheric Protective Ensemble suits at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Airmen assigned to the 4th Space Launch Squadron perform operations once a quarter that require them wear to Self-Contained Atmospheric Protective Ensemble suits at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Airmen of the 4th SLS enable assured access to space year-round, and in doing so, don SCAPE suits to perform duties near rocket fuel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clayton Wear.)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --