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Crew Access Arm Installation onto Mobile Launcher

NASA/Bill White2018-02-26

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Viewed from the 274-foot level mobile launcher (ML), a crane positions the Orion crew access arm (CAA) so it can be attached to the tower that will support the Space launch System (SLS) rocket at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA's Exploration Ground Systems organization has been overseeing installation of umbilicals and other launch accessories on the 380-foot-tall ML in preparation for stacking the first launch of the SLS, rocket with an Orion spacecraft. The CAA is designed to rotate from its retracted position and line up with Orion's crew hatch providing entry for astronauts and technicians.

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  • Title: Crew Access Arm Installation onto Mobile Launcher
  • Creator: NASA/Bill White
  • Date Created: 2018-02-26
  • Location: Mobile Launcher
  • Rights: KSC
  • Album: ajwatso3

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