Jul 12, 2007- Pad work

Supporting launch preps at the pad– first day was yesterday. Got to “fly the ship” for several hours while storms were passing through.

The rotating service structure (RSS) should have been rolled into place over the vehicle this morning, but I got some pics yesterday while the bird was still naked. This shot shows the gantry way leading to the white room and hatch at the 195 ft. level which retracts just before launch.
 Here is a crappy night shot– it was raining and the mosquitos were waiting for me to stand still, so I had to take what I could get.


About John Sep

Former Space Shuttle aerospace technician and private pilot now looking towards the next great adventure. Soon to be heading home from my overseas assignment! Transfered my blog from MySpace to here so check my older stuff for info and pictures from my days in space shuttle processing- lots of behind the scenes stuff! He drew pics, flew planes, fought fires and helped launch people into space - what will he do next?
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