On the road again, Crawler-Transporter 2 is really racking up the miles! Did you know that the Crawler has a speedometer that goes all the way up to...
The John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC, originally known as the NASA Launch Operations Center) is one of ten National Aeronautics and Space Administration field centers. Since December 1968, Kennedy Space Center has been NASA's primary launch center of human spaceflight.
The U.S. National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA) needed to upgrade one of the twin Crawler Transporters, the largest self-powered land vehicles on Earth, to carry a new generation of bigger, more powerful rockets and spacecraft to and from the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center (KSC…
Final Testing of NASA's Upgraded Crawler Transporter System. From the initial quote submitted by L&H in October of 2012, to manufacturing and installing over 1,300 parts in 2013, and rebuilding 16 propel transmissions in 2015, L&H has played a big role in the upgrade of the Crawler Transporter located at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
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Feb 23, 2011· This is the crawler transporter used to transport the space shuttle from the Vehicle Assembly Building to the launch pad, as I saw it during a guided tour on 31 December 2010.
NASA's massive Crawler Transporter-2, also known as CT-2, was moved on Monday, Feb. 23, to the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) to test the completed modifications that will allow it to transport NASA's next heavy-lift rocket and Orion capsule for manned trips to space.
The crawler-transporter that will carry NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion spacecraft to Launch Pad 39B for launch on Exploration Mission-1 in 2017 recently passed the first phase of an ...
Feb 24, 2015· During a media event, members of the press and photographers ride on NASA's crawler-transporter 2, also called CT-2, as it slowly moves along the crawlerway on a test …
Fred Haise (left), Jim Lovell, and Ken Mattingly board the transfer van after the successful completion of the Countdown Demonstration Test. 26 March 1970. Scan courtesy NASA KSC. S70-32726 ( 1.5 or 141k) The Apollo lens brush was first flown on Apollo 13 and, on the later missions was used on Hasselblads and TV lenses to good effect.
Apr 03, 2017· NASA's crawler-transporter 2 (CT-2) took a test drive along the crawlerway at Kennedy Space Center to determine the structural dynamics and …
This past year at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida crawler-transporter 2 has been undergoing a major overhaul to keep the workhorse going for many years to come. With the first phase of modification work complete, the crawler-transporter recently went for a successful test drive that proved all upgrades are working as designed.
The 11 million pound towering structure to be used for liftoffs of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rolled from a construction site to pad 39B at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida atop ...
The crawler-transporter that will carry NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion spacecraft to Launch Pad 39B for launch on Exploration Mission-1 in 2017 recently passed the first phase of an important milestone test at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
NASA's upgraded crawler-transporter 2 (CT-2) leaves the Vehicle Assembly Building to begin its test drive to Launch Pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center on Feb. 18, 2015.
Following the launch site validation work, the launcher will be ferried back to the Vehicle Assembly Building atop the upgraded Crawler Transporter for further verification tests.
Image: Crawler-transporter passes milestone test at NASA's Kennedy Space Center 14 February 2014 Credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett The crawler-transporter that will carry NASA's
Mar 23, 2016· NASA's upgraded crawler-transporter 2 (CT-2) travels along the crawlerway from the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on its trek to Launch Pad 39B to test recently completed upgrades and modifications for NASA's journey to Mars.
Apr 03, 2017· NASA's crawler-transporter 2 (CT-2) took a test drive along the crawlerway at Kennedy Space Center to determine the structural dynamics …
Kennedy Space Center KDP-KSC-S-2000 Rev B 2004 Implementation Plan KSC Support to NASA's Themes KSC's alignment with the NASA 2003 Strategic Plan is depicted graphically at the end of this section. Although KSC actively participates in all six of NASA's Enterprises, our primary responsibilities are in support of the following five Themes:
Inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the B and D truck sections of crawler-transporter 2, or CT-2, are being raised up to prepare for installation of new roller bearing assemblies. Work continues in high bay 2 to upgrade CT-2.
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One of NASA's two Crawler-Transporter vehicles, which were used to haul the space shuttles to their launch pads, will soon receive a significant upgrade.
Feb 27, 2015· KSC's Crawler-Transporter #2 Drives To The Launch Pad To Test SLS Upgrades.
STS-112 KSC Electronic Photo File. The following electronic images depict some of the preflight, launch and landing activities associated with the Space Shuttle Mission STS-112.For other shuttle missions visit the Shuttle Countdown Image/Movie Archive Please Note: These photos are available only in electronic form. They cannot be ordered as hard-copy prints.
NASA teams, using the historic crawler-transporter, slowly move the mobile launcher from Kennedy Space Center's Vehicle Assembly Building to pad 39B on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018.
A crawler-transporter carrying Discovery travels the ramp to Launch Pad 39B. The upgrade work is underway for the conveyors of transporter CT 2, that will allow transporting more massive objects, expected as part of NASA's plan to build a new launch platform.
NASA engineers and test directors gather in Firing Room 3 in the Launch Control Center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, to watch a demonstration of the automated command and control software for the agency's Space Launch System and Orion spacecraft.