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Space Shuttle Main Propulsion Test Article -- US Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville AL
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N 34° 42.688 W 086° 39.202
16S E 531742 N 3841101
Quick Description: The American Welding Society honored the Space Shuttle Main Propulsion Test Article on display at the US Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville AL, with a Historical Welded Structure award in 1998
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 10/27/2017 1:45:58 PM
Waymark Code: WMWXVW
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Long Description:
The Space Shuttle Main Propulsion Test Article incorporated into the Space Shuttle static display at the Space Camp area of the US Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville AL has been named an Engineering Landmark by the American Welding Society.

The plaque reads as follows:

"THE AMERICAN WELDING SOCIETY

HISTORICAL WELDED STRUCTURE AWARD

is hereby bestowed on the

MARSHALL SPACE FLIGHT CENTER

In recognition of the advanced technology and high quality of welding used in the construction of the External Tank from the Space Shuttle Main Propulsion Test Article, and in recognition of the vital service provided to the United States and the world by the NASA Space Shuttle program.

—1998—"

Fpr more on this particular test article, see here: (visit link)
Location:
Space Camp Plaza US Space and Rocket Center Huntsville AL


Type of structure/site: Space Shuttle Main Propulsion Test Article

Date of Construction: 1/1/1976

Engineer/Architect/Builder etc.: Rockwell International

Engineering Organization Listing: Other (specify in description)

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Web Site: [Web Link]

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