Mid Atlantic Regional Spaceport Launch Pad repair completed

space facilityMajor repair work at the Mid Atlantic Regional Spaceport Launch Pad 0A, located on NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, was completed on Tuesday.

This is a significant milestone in support of Orbital ATK resuming cargo resupply service with the upgraded Antares launch vehicle to the International Space Station for NASA.  The rebuild effort restored to flight readiness the facility and all systems that were damaged during the Oct. 28, 2014 launch mishap.

This work included repairs or replacement to the Deluge, HVAC, Fire Alarm, Electrical systems, Controls, Liquid Fueling Facilities and any damaged structures. The work was completed as scheduled, and within the overall budget while keeping a small management reserve for final system performance testing, which started Sept. 25.

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