NASA Adds More Space Launch Platforms For Sale

While NASA considers competing bids to take over a shuttle launch pad at Kennedy Space Center, it added three mobile launch platforms to its list of excess equipment available to private industry, officials said on Tuesday.
Ideally, NASA wants a commercial launch company to take over one or more of the massive steel platforms, which were originally built in 1967 to support the Apollo moon program’s Saturn rockets. The 25-foot (7.6-meter) tall platforms were later modified for the …

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