Tested and Ready
The Emergency Egress System put in place by United Launch Alliance and Boeing at Space Launch Complex 41 have undergone a finale safety test. The system takes crew members from level 12 of the Crew Access Tower in chairs on slide wires to a safe area at complex.
Designed for Safety
Seats that make up part of the Emergency Egress System at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 41. The system is a vehicle for astronauts to quickly exit the tower in case of an emergency.
The EES was created for Boeing's CST-100 Starliner crew capsule launch atop ULA's Atlas V rocket. ULA and Boeing have been modifying Space Launch Complex 41 in preparation for the manned missions.
Cables for the Emergency Egress System at Cape Canaveral Air Force Base's Space Launch Complex 41.
Space Launch Complex 41
From the Crew Access Tower, a stunning view of Space Launch Complex 41 features the cables of the Emergency Egress System. ULA and Boeing created the system in preparation for the launch of Boeing's CST-100 Starliner crew capsule on a ULA's Atlas V rocket.