Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Post-Shuttle Era: SpaceX Shows Off LC-40 Launch Facilities

Post-Shuttle Era: SpaceX Shows Off LC-40 Launch Facilities - Part 1: The Pad:

"Over a two day period last week, Space Exploration Technologies – better known as SpaceX (News - Alert) – wooed the media gathered at the Kennedy Space Center for the last launch of the space shuttle, STS-135 Atlantis. Several buses full of press got a tour of SpaceX's LC-40 launch site at Cape Canaveral Air Force Base, the company's launch control center (LCC), and a look at the flight-proven Dragon space capsule on July 6 and held a reception at the Air Force Space & Missile History Center – right behind its LCC – the following evening."