In the Launch Pad 39B north flame trench at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, construction workers with J.P. Donovan of Rockledge, Florida, prepare the concrete walls for new heat-resistant bricks on April 14.
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The Pad B flame trench is being refurbished to support the launch of NASA’s Space Launch System rocket. The Ground Systems Development and Operations Program at Kennedy is helping transform the space center into a multi-user spaceport and prepare for Exploration Mission 1, deep-space missions, and the journey to Mars.
A construction worker with J.P. Donovan of Rockledge, Florida, installs new heat-resistant bricks April 14 around the ignition over pressure/sound suppression system water pipe on the north side of the flame trench at Launch Pad 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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