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Photos: Atop NASA's Huge Mobile Launch Tower

Sunset From Atop the Mobile Launcher

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The sun hangs just above the horizon in this shot. In the foreground is a lightning tower; behind it in the distance is the cavernous Vehicle Assembly Building, where Saturn 5 rockets were put together and space shuttle orbiters were mated with their boosters and external fuel tanks.

Clouds Blaze Bright at Launchpad 39B

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The setting sun sets the clouds ablaze in this shot, taken from near the base of NASA's mobile launch tower.

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