KSC Crane Operators Lift Core Stage Pathfinder Six Times During October 2019

Bill Jelen

October 19, 2019

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The Jacobs Company employs 21 overhead crane operators at Kennedy Space Center. The crews had an opportunity to practice with a mock-up of the SLS Core Stage for crane operations in the Vehicle Assembly Building.

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One of the "rainbirds," a water-dispersal device atop the SLS mobile launcher, blankets the launch platform with water during the final flow test at Kennedy Space Center.  Photo credit: Michael Howard / We Report Space

NASA Drops 450,000 Gallons of Water on SLS Mobile Launcher

NASA releases 450,000 gallons of water in a matter of moments during their seventh and final water flow test at LC-39B in support of the upcoming Artemis / SLS launch.

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Workers from Jacobs watch the Core Stage Pathfinder arrive at KSC. Photo credit: Bill Jelen / We Report Space

SLS Core Stage Test Article Arrives at KSC for Crane Practice

A mock-up of the Space Launch Systems (SLS) core stage arrived at Kennedy Space Center today via the Pegasus barge for a month of testing inside the VAB.

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