Space is pretty fantastic. Right now, we space fans have a lot to be excited about with SpaceX’s reusable, landing first stage rocket; Blue Origin’s reusable, landing rocket for space tourism; and the recent achievement on the International Space Station with Bigelow Aerospace’s Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, an experimental expandable space station module.
Lia Chan gives a glorious look into the past at Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A. This beautiful, beautiful build features the launch platform, crawler transport system, and NASA’s retired workhorse, Space Shuttle Atlantis.
While private companies are working on making space travel safe, efficient, and routine, NASA is setting its sights on exploration once again with the Space Launch System. Because building one launch pad, crawler, support system, and launch vehicle isn’t impressive enough, Lia Chan gives us a brick-built look at NASA’s giant leap forward: