Inside the Space Cathedral. Cape Canaveral, Florida inside & out by the Historic American Engineering Record program. Late 1960s.

Photocopy of Photograph AERIAL VIEW TO SOUTHEAST, GENERAL VIEW OF PAD A WITH MOBILE SERVICE STRUCTURE IN SERVICE POSITION, 02 December 1981. – Cape Canaveral Air Station, Launch Complex 17, Facility 28501.

“We’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.”

Neil Armstong.
GENERAL VIEW OF WEST AND SOUTH SIDES; VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
NORTH SIDE OF UMBILICAL MAST; VIEW TO SOUTH.
UPPER SECTIONS OF WEST SIDE SHOWING THREE INSTRUMENT TOWERS PROJECTING ABOVE MOBILE SERVICE STRUCTURE; VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
BASE PAD B MOBILE SERVICE STRUCTURE WITH FACILITY 28416 IN DISTANCE; VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
UPPER SECTIONS OF WEST SIDE SHOWING WHITE INSULATED DUCTWORK VENTILATING CLEAN ROOM AT TOP LEVELS OF MOBILE SERVICE STRUCTURE; VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
GENERAL VIEW OF WEST AND SOUTH SIDES SHOWING PROJECTING UPPER STAGE ELEVATOR TOP FAR RIGHT; VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
GENERAL VIEW EAST AND NORTH SIDES WITH FIXED UMBILICAL TOWER FAR LEFT; VIEW TO SOUTHWEST
DETAIL OF NORTH SIDE TRUCK ASSEMBLY, STAIRS FROM GRADE TO FIRST SERVICE LEVEL AND OPENING IN DECK FOR DELTA ROCKET; VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
DETAIL OF UMBILICAL MAST BASE WITH STEEL STOPS AT EAST END OF MOBILE SERVICE STRUCTURE RAIL; VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
VIEW OF PORT TSM, LOOKING TOWARDS THE CORNER WHERE SIDES 1 AND 2 MEET
DRIVE TRUCK ASSEMBLY. MOBILE SERVICE STRUCTURE SPANNING LAUNCHER BUILDING WITH FLAME DUCT FAR RIGHT; VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
NEW CONCRETE BLAST BERM FOR NEW LIQUID HYDROGEN TANK FARM; VIEW TO EAST.
STEEL STOPS AT WEST END OF MOBILE SERVICE STRUCTURE RAIL WITH STEEL STOPS AND CONCRETE TIE-DOWN BLOCK; VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
NEW YET-TO-BE-INSTALLED TANK FARM WITH NEW BLAST BERM; VIEW TO WEST.
SIDES 1 AND 2 – Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex 39, Mobile Launcher Platforms.
VIEW OF TAIL SERVICE MASTS, PORT TSM IN THE FOREGROUND, FROM THE CORNER WHERE SIDES 1 AND 2 MEET.
DETAIL VIEW OF THE SOUND SUPPRESSION SPRAY NOZZLE POSITIONED BETWEEN THE TWO SRB EXHAUST OPENINGS.
SIDE 3. – Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex 39, Crawler Transporters.
OUTER SIDE OF TRUCK ASSEMBLY. Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex 39, Crawler Transporters.
VIEW OF SIDES 3 AND 4. Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex 39, Crawler Transporters.
FRONT REAR SIDE OF TRUCK ASSEMBLY. Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex 39, Crawler Transporters.
HB-2, FACING NORTHWEST. Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.
Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building, VAB Road, East of Kennedy Parkway North.
HB-2, FACING SOUTHWEST – Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.
THE PORT TSM ACCESS DOOR. Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex 39, Mobile Launcher Platforms.
EXTERIOR OF ALTITUDE CHAMBER R, FACING EAST – Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex 39, Altitude Chambers/
CONTROLS FOR ONE-HALF OF THE MOVEABLE PLATFORMS, FOURTH LEVEL OF THE EXTERNAL TANK CHECK-OUT CELLS, HB-2, FACING SOUTHWEST. Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.
DETAIL OF UTILITY PIPES AT THE BOTTOM LEVEL OF INTERNAL PLATFORMS, ALTITUDE CHAMBER L, FACING WEST – Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex 39, Altitude Chambers.
NORTH VEHICLE ACCESS PLATFORMS, HB-3, FACING NORTH TOWARDS FLOOR – Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.
PORT SRB ACCESS PLATFORM, SUSPENDED FROM THE ROOF LEVEL, PLATFORM E-NORTH, HB-3, FACING NORTH – Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.
VEHICLE ACCESS PLATFORM D-NORTH, HB-3, FACING NORTHWEST.
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.
INTERIOR OF ALTITUDE CHAMBER L FROM TOP LEVEL OF ACCESS PLATFORMS, FACING WEST.
ALTITUDE CHAMBER L FROM TOP LEVEL OF ACCESS PLATFORMS, FACING WEST.
ORBITER ACCESS OPENING, SECOND FLOOR LEVEL, PLATFORM B-NORTH, HB-3, FACING NORTH.
BOTTOM LEVEL OF ALTITUDE CHAMBER L, FACING SOUTHWEST.Launch Complex 39, Altitude Chambers.
VEHICLE ACCESS PLATFORM B-NORTH, HB-3, FACING NORTH. Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.
SIXTH LEVEL OF EXTERNAL TANK CHECK-OUT CELLS, HB-2, FACING SOUTHWEST.
Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.
ALTITUDE CHAMBER L FROM 16′-8 LEVEL OF INTERNAL PLATFORMS SHOWING WALL-MOUNTED STAIRS, FACING WEST, Launch Complex 39, Altitude Chambers.
ALTITUDE CHAMBER L FROM 16′-8 LEVEL OF INTERNAL PLATFORMS, FACING SOUTH.
Launch Complex 39, Altitude Chambers.
AIRLOCK FROM INTERIOR OF ALTITUDE CHAMBER R, FACING NORTHWEST.
Launch Complex 39, Altitude Chambers.
SECOND THROUGH SIXTH LEVELS OF EAST EXTERNAL TANK CELL, HB-2, FACING NORTH. Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.
VEHICLE ACCESS PLATFORM C-NORTH, HB-3, FACING NORTHWEST. Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.
EAST CHECK-OUT CELL, 3RD LEVEL OF EXTERNAL TANK CHECK-OUT CELLS, HB-2, FACING NORTHEAST. Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.
ALTITUDE CHAMBER L, LOOKING UP FROM BOTTOM LEVEL OF INTERNAL PLATFORMS, FACING EAST. Launch Complex 39, Altitude Chambers.
SOUTH SIDE DECK #8 SHOWING MOVABLE FLOOR SECTIONS IN OPEN POSITION; VIEW TO NORTH. Launch Complex 17, Facility 28417.
VIEW INTO VEHICLE WELL AND 8 LEVELS OF MOBILE SERVICE STRUCTURE;
WEST IS AT THE TOP OF PHOTOGRAPH.
EAST CHECK-OUT CELL, 3RD LEVEL OF EXTERNAL TANK CHECK-OUT CELLS, HB-2, FACING NORTHEAST.
Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.
ROOM 36AB, LOOKING TOWARDS SIDE 1 OF THE MLP. Launch Complex 39, Mobile Launcher Platforms.
SOUTH SIDE, DECK #6 SHOWING MOVABLE FLOOR SECTIONS IN OPEN POSITION; VIEW TO NORTH.
Launch Complex 17, Facility 28417.
WEST CHECK-OUT CELL, 4TH LEVEL OF EXTERNAL TANK CHECK-OUT CELLS, HB-2, FACING SOUTHWEST.
Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.
‘ANTE-ROOM’, LEVEL 8 NORTH SIDE OF MOBILE SERVICE STRUCTURE; VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
FLIGHT CREW SYSTEMS, FLIGHT KITS FACILITY, ROOM NO. 1N12, FACING NORTH.
WEST CHECK-OUT CELL, 5TH LEVEL OF THE EXTERNAL TANK CHECK-OUT CELLS, HB-2, FACING SOUTH. Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.
DETAIL OF DRIVE TRUCK ASSEMBLY. MOBILE SERVICE STRUCTURE SPANNING LAUNCHER BUILDING WITH FLAME DUCT FAR RIGHT; VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
CONTROL ROOM FOR ALTITUDE CHAMBERS, FACING SOUTHWEST.
NORTH ELEVATION, MECHANICAL LOUVERS (FIRING ROOM NOS. 1, 2, AND 3), FACING SOUTHWEST.
WEST ELEVATION, FACING SOUTHEAST. Launch Control Center.
REMOTE MANIPULATOR SYSTEM LAB, ROOM NO. 1N4, FACING NORTH.
ROOM 43A, LOOKING TOWARDS SIDE 4 OF THE MLP. Launch Complex 39, Mobile Launcher Platforms.
ROOM 34B, TOWARDS SIDE 2 OF THE MLP. Launch Complex 39, Mobile Launcher Platforms.
VIEW OF ROOM TOWARDS SIDE 4 OF THE MLP. Launch Complex 39, Mobile Launcher Platforms.
ROOF LEVEL PLATFORM D-SOUTH, HB-3, FACING NORTHEAST. Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.
NORTH VEHICLE ACCESS PLATFORMS, HB-3, FACING NORTHEAST TOWARDS CEILING . Launch Complex 39, Vehicle Assembly Building.

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