Ground Support for lift of NASA’s Shuttle Replica Independence

JOB: Ground support for the lift of NASA’s “Independence” LOCATION: Houston, Texas PRODUCTS USED: (64) 4’x20’x12” Crane Mats DESCRIPTION: On Thursday, August 14, Space Center Houston’s full-size space shuttle replica, named the “Independence,” was hoisted by crane on top of NASA’s historic Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, a modified Boeing 747 jumbo jet. The flight of the 160,000-pound (72,575-kilogram) mockup […]

Cape Canaveral, Florida

JOB: Cape Canaveral, Florida LOCATION: Florida PRODUCTS USED: 4’x20’x12″ Crane Mats DESCRIPTION: Mats were used to construct a crane pad in order to have a solid foundation for the crane to lift and install lighting rods near the space shuttle launch area. CONTACT: James Cowart for mat needs in Florida.