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We again arrived early on Thursday July 12, which was the one day it did not rain. Even though I thought it looked like most of the crew left around 8:00 the previous evening, we found that the crawlers had been moved from the Saturn V Center to the Rocket Garden, near the spot formerly occupied by the S-IC.
The crew worked on rigging up the crawlers to transport the S-II stage, and by 8:30 they were moving the crawlers under the S-II. By about 10:00, they had both crawlers in position and both ends of the stage were securely lashed down.
They fired up the crawlers to start the move, but the S-II proved to be much more problematic than the S-IC: They had to abort after moving the S-II less than a foot:
The stage was shaking too much, and they were afraid of damaging it.
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