Designtel - Vehicle Assembly Building, Morrison-Knudsen

Vehicle Assembly Building [1966]


Designed to assemble space vehicles from prefabricated parts, the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) sits within NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre and is one of the world’s largest by volume. Requiring almost 100 000 tonnes of steel, the VAB was originally specified to vertically assemble Apollo program vehicles with mind to achieving a lunar landing.

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