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News Archive / Tagged: VAB

  • SLS Mobile Launcher moves to launch pad for final tests

    Theresa CrossOctober 23rd, 2020

    On October 20, 2020, the Mobile Launcher (ML) for NASA’s Space Launch System rocket rolled to Kennedy Space Center’s Pad 39B for the first time since December 2019.

  • Inside KSC: NASA’s historic VAB set for new era of human spaceflight

    Jason RhianMay 26th, 2015

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla — With their new super heavy-lift Space Launch System (SLS ) booster set to take to the skies as soon as 2018, engineers are busy refurbishing the Vehicle Assembly Building for use with this new huge booster. Perhaps one of NASA’s more iconic structures, the VAB has been around since the late 1960s – […]