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Item 8276 - Launch Pad 39A Light Fixture Catalog 511 (Oct 2017)

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Estimate: $1,000.00 +
Sold Price: $1,842.40 (includes buyer's premium)

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Magnificent large light fixture from the famous Launch Pad 39A Fixed Service Structure (FSS) at the Kennedy Space Center. This large and heavy metal light fixture, which approximately measures 28.5″ tall, 36″ in length with extending wiring bar, and the bulb cage roughly 8″ in diameter, stood at the pad from the 1970s and the inception of the Space Shuttle program until its removal from the FSS in 2016 when the launch complex was being refurbished for the incoming commercial launch services company SpaceX. The structure supporting the light fixture was built of special blast-protective steel in case of a launch explosion or pad fire. In very good condition, with expected wear from use. The 347-foot high Fixed Service Structure (FSS) of Launch Complex 39A was the closest structure to the Shuttle itself and home to the Orbiter Access Swing Arm for crew entrance and exit, which was attached to the famous 'white room.' Pad A of Launch Complex 39 was the site of 92 launches from 1967 through 2011, including eighty Shuttle launches and all but two of the manned Apollo flights. From the collection of aerospace memorabilia specialist Ken Havekotte. Due to the size and/or weight of this item, a pallett will have to be used and this item will be shipped via Freight.  Please call RR Auction for a shipping quote.

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