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edmk5000
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posted 02-25-2011 01:39 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for edmk5000   Click Here to Email edmk5000     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Looking at Kennedy Space Center today with Google Earth, I noticed two areas with what appear to be squiggly roads.

The areas are west of 39B and east of Kennedy Pkwy. What are these things? Some kind of off-road training tracks?

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posted 04-24-2011 03:39 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for tfrielin   Click Here to Email tfrielin     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Those aren't roads.

I'm pretty sure these are revetments where ordnance was stored. They date from the Apollo days and I'm not sure if they are/were still used for ordnance storage into the Shuttle era. But I remember seeing them there in 1973 when I was there for several Skylab launches.

Hope this helps.

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