ULA Makes Progress on Space Launch Complex-41 Pad Modifications

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ULA Makes Progress on Space Launch Complex-41 Pad Modifications.

Cape Canaveral's Space Launch Complex-41 pad modifications are underway where Boeing's Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft will one day launch atop ULA's Atlas V rocket ferrying astronauts to the International Space Station.

The team's innovative designs for a Crew Access Tower and Crew Access Arm allow flight crews to safely ingress and egress the CST-100 capsule. Each segment of the new tower and arm will be built at an off-site location and assembled at the pad between launches. The tower and other elements will take approximately 18 months and will not impact any scheduled launches at the pad.

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