It is quite save to
say that the crawler transporter is NASA's eldest piece of hardware for
space missions, that is still in use. Built in the years 1964 -1965, it
is celebrating its 40th anniversary these days !
With an overall size
of 39.9 m x 34.4 m (131 ft x 113 ft) and a weight of 2,494,000 kg (5,500,000
pounds) it is also safe to say that it is the biggest ground vehicle ever