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Lot 944

Launch Complex 39A Light Fixture from the Fixed Service Structure (FSS) Since Shuttle Program Began (Mid-70s) Removed 2016. Fantastic piece of NASA history. A heavy, fire and explosion proof light fixture which was part of Pad 39As Fixed Service Structure (FSS). This light structure was in service from the beginning of the Shuttle Program which got underway in the mid-1970s, through the entire program, until its detachment in 2016. The 19 x 14 x 9" light is enclosed by a special reinforced steel and concrete and weighs about 22 pounds. In very good, well-worn condition. The 347-foot high Fixed Service Structure (FSS) of Launch Complex 39A was the closest structure to the Shuttle itself and home to the Orbiter Access Swing Arm for crew entrance and exit, which was attached to the famous 'white room.' Pad A of Launch Complex 39 was the site of 92 launches from 1967 through 2011, including eighty Shuttle launches and all but one of the manned Apollo flights. From the collection of aerospace memorabilia specialist Ken Havekotte. Estimate Value $800 - 1,000

Realized $1,200

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