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Offline OnWithTheShow

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Re: Rebuilding SLC-40
« Reply #620 on: 12/15/2017 06:09 PM »
Any idea why there is so much less shielding on this T/E? Because FH wont fly from this pad? Lessons learned about where the plume hits the tower on 39a?

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Re: Rebuilding SLC-40
« Reply #621 on: 12/15/2017 09:49 PM »
Any idea why there is so much less shielding on this T/E? Because FH wont fly from this pad? Lessons learned about where the plume hits the tower on 39a?

Maybe they just haven't installed it yet.

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Re: Rebuilding SLC-40
« Reply #622 on: 12/16/2017 02:09 PM »
That is some TEL they built, it looks extra beefy.

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