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Re: MLP Q&A
« Reply #20 on: 03/13/2019 11:55 am »
AFAIK, those are the LOX/GOX F/D and vent pipes for the Centaur LOX servicing system. While the LH2 was to be serviced through the Rolling Beam Umbilical System (RBUS) that was mounted between the RSS/FSS, the LOX was to be serviced through the LOX TSM on the MLP, through a dedicated F/D port on the LOX TSM carrier plate. The F/D system interfaced with an available pre-planned LOX F/D port on the orbiter that had been capped until then.
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Re: MLP Q&A
« Reply #21 on: 03/13/2019 04:36 pm »
Thanks Dave for these interesting information and the drawing, which I also have found in the Thread The Shuttle Centaur (Reply #83)
Do you know exactly when the supports for these pipes were installed on the MLP-2?

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