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The rotating service structure on launch pad 39B Kennedy Space

The rotating service structure on launch pad 39B Kennedy Space

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Image above: Rubble begins to build as the rotating service on Launch Pad 39B is dismantled. Photo credit: NASA/Jack Pfaller ›

Photographers capture the rollback of the Rotating Service Structure from around Space Shuttle Discovery on Launch

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Space Shuttle Discovery rests on the hardstand of Launch Pad 39B + Large (3000 x 2113, 300 ppi)

The shuttles are brought to the launch pad from the vehicle assembly building (the VAB) on a highway made of river rock from Alabama and Mississippi.

Night falls on Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida following rollback of the pad's rotating service structure, or RSS, revealing space ...

Columbia standing on pad 39A, ready for its first orbital flight (STS-1, April 1981). The Rotating Service Structure has been rolled away in preparation for ...

The Rotating Service Structure pivots to cover the shuttle, and away to allow delivery of the payload (white box midway up the RSS, and for launch.

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Space shuttle launch pad 'cleaned' of historic towers ...

The Rotating Service Structure (RSS) is at the left. The launch pad is just below center of the photo. The RSS pivoted around the main tower to the launch ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - On Launch Pad 39B, the rotating service structure has been rolled away ...

The Space Shuttle Atlantis is seen on launch pad 39A at the NASA Kennedy Space Center shortly after the rotating service structure was rolled back on Nov.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - With the Rotating Service Structure in place on Launch Pad 39B, ...

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Atlantis is seen shortly after the rotating service structure was rolled back at launch pad 39a

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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- The Rotating Service Structure rolls back to reveal Space Shuttle Atlantis on pad 39B prior to launch.

A crane dismantles another section of the fixed service structure on Launch Pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Work to remove the rotating ...

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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - After rollback of the rotating service structure (RSS) on Launch Pad 39B, ...

At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the STS-133 payload canister is lifted into the rotating service structure on Launch Pad 39A.

NASA Prepares For Space Shuttle Discovery's Launch

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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Space Shuttle Atlantis is revealed on pad 39B after rollback of the Rotating Service Structure prior to launch.

Since 1968, all astronauts launched from the United States have flown exclusively from Launch Pads 39A and B at Kennedy Space Center. (Photo credit: NASA)

In preparation for the July 1 launch of Space Shuttle Discovery on mission STS-121, the Launch Pad 39B rotating service structure ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - After rollback of the rotating service structure (RSS) on Lau.

STS 127 Rotating Service Structure Roll Back Time Lapse

After rollback of the rotating service structure on Launch Pad 39B, Space Shuttle Discovery stands bathed in spotlights. Original from NASA.

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A large crane dismantles another level of the fixed service structure on Launch Pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Original from NASA .

A traffic sign is shown on an access road near Launch Pad 39B with the space shuttle Discovery covered by the protective Rotating Service Structure as it is ...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Space Shuttle Columbia sits on Launch Pad 39B

In the Canister Rotation Facility at NASA?s Kennedy Space Center, the vertical Payload Canister is ready for transport to Launch Pad 39B. The canister will ...

Launch Pad 39B Removed

Only the tip of the orange external tank on Space Shuttle Atlantis is visible above the Rotating Service Structure surrounding Atlantis on Launch Pad 39B.

... Space shuttle launch pad 'cleaned' of historic towers

Launch Complex 39A during the Crew Demo-1 mission to the ISS in February 2019, showing the crew access arm and the remodeled 39A service structure.

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. the fog on Launch Pad 39B is pierced by lights on vehicles and the service structures as Space Shuttle Atlantis approaches.

Space Shuttle Atlantis sits on launch pad 39B after the Rotating Service Structure was rolled back

The next major milestone for STS-123 is the arrival of the astronauts at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, Saturday, for the terminal countdown ...

... Ares I-X: Sunrise on the Launch Pad (NASA, 10/27/09

File photo of a Falcon 9 rocket standing at pad 39A before a launch in March. Credit: Stephen Clark/Spaceflight Now

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - On Launch Pad 39B, the rotating service structure has been rolled away from Space Shuttle Atlantis, sitting on the mobile ...

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Falcon 9 fires up for milestone Engine Test on historic Launch Pad 39A

SpaceX's transporter erector is seen left of Pad 39A's rotating and fixed service structures. The space shuttle-era rotating gantry will be disassembled and ...

Launch Pad 39A in the configuration it was in throughout the Shuttle program. Credit: NASA

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- Space Shuttle Endeavour is revealed after rollback of the Rotating Service Structure on Launch Pad 39B.

The fixed and rotating service structures at Pad 39B supported 54 launches between 1986 and 2009. Space shuttle Challenger's ill-fated STS-51L launch was ...

Space Shuttle Discovery sits surrounded by a rotating service structure on Pad 39B at the Kennedy

Kennedy Space Center's Pad 39B is fast returning to the status of an active launch pad, with new elevator towers now visible on the surface of the former ...

Space Shuttle Discovery is seen with the rotating service structure surrounding it on pad 39B at

Technicians on Launch Pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida roll the rotating service structure or RSS. — Google Arts & Culture

space shuttle Discovery on Rotating Service Structure preparing for launch STS-133

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. -- Space Shuttle Atlantis, surrounded by the Rotating Service Structure, sits on Launch Pad 39B ...

DAWN, June 17, 2011 === A camera bank on the south side of Pad 39-A tracks the launches. Shuttles were launched from either Pad 39-A or, five-eighths of a ...

Stock Photo - 05/26/1999 -- Rollback of the Rotating Service Structure on Launch Pad 39B reveals the Space Shuttle Discovery, scheduled to launch on mission ...

After a rollback of the Rotating Service Structure, Space Shuttle Atlantis is revealed on pad

As Kennedy Space Center continues its transition to becoming a multi-user spaceport, more details are emerging about its possible future, including a new ...

... gantry at Launch Pad 39A at KSC. For context, the photos above were taken from the upper levels of the pad service structures at left (Rotating Service ...

Space shuttle Discovery is seen on Launch Pad 39B covered by the protective Rotating Service Structure

... dawn breaks at Launch Pad 39B on the east coast of Florida, the Space Shuttle Discovery is revealed after rollback of the Rotating Service Structure .

Space shuttle launch pad 'cleaned' of historic towers

At NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the rotating service structure on Launch Pad 39B is seen being dismantled on October 18, 2010. #

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FLA. - On Launch Pad 39B, the crawler-transporter moves Space Shuttle Atlantis away from the rotating and fixed service structures ...

Pouring concrete at Launch Pad 39B on March 7, 1966. (NASA Image)

The first stage ignites on NASA's Ares I-X test rocket at Launch Pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida Oct. 28, 2009. Original from NASA .

Endeavour on launch pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The shuttle is currently covered by the Rotating Service Structure (RSS) on the left in ...

The servicing towers at the Kennedy Space Center's launch pad 39B will be demolished this summer to ready the complex for an uncertain future.

Next Stop, Launch Pad: NASA Opens Apollo, Shuttle Launch Site for Tours

The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) Saturn 1B launch vehicle thundered away from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39B on July 15, 1975, ...

Space Shuttle Atlantis sits on launch pad 39B after the Rotating Service Structure was rolled back

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KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -– Workers watch the rollback of the Rotating Service Structure (left) from around Space Shuttle Discovery on Launch Pad 39B.

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Launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery on mission STS-121, Kennedy Space Center,

A tunnel beneath Launch Pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida leads to the

Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is preparing for a return to crew launches, with modifications taking place to prepare the Fixed Service Structure ...

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View Larger Image Aerial of Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39B.

A container with the International Space Station's Tranquility module and cupola arrived at launch pad 39A a few weeks before launching aboard the shuttle ...

Enshrouded by the Rotating Service Structure (which has since been removed), space shuttle

Apollo-era walkway and white room, on display at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. -- At Launch Pad 39B the payload canister, with the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module Leonardo inside, nears the payload changeout ...

Space shuttle Discovery is shown on launch pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape

The rotating service structure on launch pad 39B rolls back to reveal the Shuttle Endeavour 19

This is a closeup of the concreted grated roadway on the launch pad. . The Rotating Service Structure ...

Aerial view of Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39 (A and B). At

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The water tower at 39B is currently being refurbished.

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... design, and construction-phase services for the demolition of the Rotating Service Structure and the Fixed Service Structure at Launch Complex Pad 39B, ...

Atlantis is seen shortly after the rotating service structure was rolled back at launch pad 39a