Commerical Crew Program (CCP) Crew Access Arm Installation

NASA/Kim Shiflett2016-08-15



A crane lifts the Crew Access Arm and White Room for Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spacecraft to be attached to the Crew Access Tower at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 41. When attached to the 200-foot tall Crew Access Tower, the arm will serve as the connection that astronauts will walk through prior to boarding the Starliner spacecraft when stacked atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. This installation completes the major construction of the first new Crew Access Tower to be built at the Cape since the Apollo era. Under a Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) contract with NASA, Boeing’s Starliner system will be certified by NASA's Commercial Crew Program to fly crews to and from the International Space Station.

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  • Title: Commerical Crew Program (CCP) Crew Access Arm Installation
  • Creator: NASA/Kim Shiflett
  • Date Created: 2016-08-15
  • Location: Pad 41
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: cbabir