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Camera Platforms

The Camera platform is a classic example of a structure that at first glance seems rather simple ...

Sprinklers of the LUT

The sprinklers evaporated tons of cooling water during the liftoff, mainly upon the service arms but also onto the deck of the MLP.

ECS lines at Side 2

Every construction has a problem spot, and the one that keeps your LUT designer busy is Side 2. No plans, just schematics without dimensions.

LOX lines at Side 3

Right to the three LH2 pipes, the LOX pipes are striving upwards. As we all know, 'LOX' means 'liquid oxygen'.

LH2 lines at Side 3

The 3 pipes of the LH2 system. For understandable reasons, the liquid hydrogen (like the LOX pipes next to it) is transported upwards on the side facing away from the Saturn V ...

Hydraulic lines at Side 4

The next functional unit are the characteristic hydraulic lines on Side 4. Here is an unorthodox view from below.

Electrical installations at Side 1

The functional growth is progressing - the pipes and equipment have been added on the side of the elevator shaft facing Saturn and close to the rails on side 2.

Cable Trays of the LUT

As I said before, the LUT is now growing functionally, which makes the overview somehow easier. Now the nervous system is finished - the cable ducts that artfully and confusingly climb up.

LUT with the first stage of the Saturn V

So, here it goes impetuously at the usual speed *ggg*. The LUT is practically finished, maybe a tube is missing here and a cable there, but nothing that can't be done within one or two years.

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