KSC Crawlerway set for facelift in preparation for SLS

January 20, 2013 by Chris Bergin

Preparations have begun to repair and upgrade the famous crawlerway at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) as part of the continuing modifications taking place at the world famous spaceport. The work will stretch from the East Park Site near the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) all the way up to Pad 39B.

KSC Crawlerway:

Originally designed to support the weight of a Saturn V and payload – plus its Launch Umbilical Tower (LUT) and Mobile Launch Platform (MLP) – the crawlerway consists of a seven-foot bed of stones that lies beneath a layer of asphalt and a surface made of Alabama river rocks.

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