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Robert Pearlman
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posted 08-15-2018 04:59 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
SpaceX on Wednesday (Aug. 15) rolled out its crew access arm to the base of the fixed service structure on Pad 39A ahead of its expected installation later this week. Photo from Stephen C. Smith on Twitter:

Robert Pearlman
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From Tom McCool on Twitter:
SpaceX is in the process of lifting the crew access arm into place this morning! Astronauts will use this to board the spacecraft.

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Glass? On a launch pad? I hope its really, really thick!

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If nothing else it looks very modern.

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Pad 39A prior to the launch of Crew Dragon Demo-1:

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How effective is the pad's new black cladding and matching paintwork against Cape Canaveral's rust-inducing salt air?

And will the pad's newly relocated emergency egress slidewire baskets be tested with astronauts Behnken and Hurley?


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