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Early morning view of iconic Vehicle Assembly Building

NASA and Bill White2017-06-20

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An early morning view of the iconic Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Prior to rolling out to Launchpad 39B, the rocket and Orion spacecraft will come together in the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) for processing and assembly.

Across from the VAB, NASA’s Exploration Ground Systems has completed upgrades the dock area of the turn basin wharf to accommodate the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket when it arrives by barge from NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans.

The VAB will house the core stage while it isintegrated with other hardware in preparation for its first flight.

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  • Title: Early morning view of iconic Vehicle Assembly Building
  • Creator: NASA, Bill White
  • Date Created: 2017-06-20

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