They were then used to transport Space Shuttles from to The crawler-transporters carry vehicles on the Mobile Launcher Platformand after each launch return to the pad to take the platform back to the VAB. While other vehicles such as bucket-wheel excavators like Baggerdragline excavators like Big Muskie and power shovels like The Captain are Arteni Boussa - Temenik Electric - Ouesh Hada? larger, they are powered by external sources.
The two crawler-transporters were added to the National Register of Historic Places on January 21, The height from ground level to the platform is adjustable from 6. The crawler uses a laser guidance system and a leveling system to keep the Mobile Launcher Platform level within 10 minutes of arc 0.
The crawlers were overhauled in with upgrades to the Motor Control Center, which houses the switchgear and electrical controls of all of major systems on board; a new engine and pump ventilation system; new diesel engine radiators; and replacement of the two driver cabs on each vehicle one on each end.
The crawlers traveled along the 5. Kennedy Space Center has been using the same two crawlers, now nicknamed "Hans" and "Franz", since their initial delivery in The second crawler is being modified by Northrop Grumman to carry the Omega rocket. The crawler-transporters have featured in television and movies.
In a season Prejudice - Prejudice - Megalomanic Infest episode of Dirty Jobshost Mike Rowe helps workers maintain Crawler - Various - Reconstruqt crawler-transporter and takes the vehicle for a short drive.
Similar vehicles also appeared in the film Pacific Rimused for transporting and launching Jaegers. In the Fallout 3 video game add-on pack " Broken Steel ", the Crawler - Various - Reconstruqt government survivors, The Enclave, have a mobile base built on and into a heavily modified crawler.
In Sid Meier's Alpha Centaurivarious units are called "crawlers" and feature chassis based on the crawler-transporters. Crawlerway junction at the LC observation gantry. Space Shuttle Crawler - Various - Reconstruqt atop a crawler, in transit to its launch pad prior to its final flightJanuary 28, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. NASA rocket transport vehicle. Missile Crawler Transporter Facilities. Exobiology Part 1 - Professor Tiptop* - Exobiology Register of Historic Places.
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