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July 29, 2015
Domes Arrive for CST-100 Test Article Assembly
Kennedy Space Center FL (SPX) Jul 29, 2015
The first two domes that will form the pressure shell of the Structural Test Article, or STA, for Boeing's CST-100 spacecraft have arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. The STA Crew Module will be assembled inside the former space shuttle hangar, known as Orbiter Processing Facility-3, so the company can validate the manufacturing and processing methods it plans to use for flight-ready CST-100 vehicles. While the STA will not fly with people aboard, it will be used to determine the effecti ... read more

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