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Jul 24, 2006 - NASA Kennedy Space Centre

On Saturday 24th July, we visited 'The Kennedy Space Centre'. We got a tour of the NASA grounds, which was really good. They told us about how the shuttle and the rocket boosters all get assembled in the NASA building, it's the biggest single storey building in the world, once its all assembled it gets lifted up on a massive caterpillar tracked platform and they transport it 8 miles to the launch pad, it moves at just less than 1mph and uses fuel at the rate of 150gallons/mile! After the tour, we went inside the space centre and saw the...

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