Rockwell Intl’ Fueling System

Palmdale, California

General Contractor: MH Golden
Contract Value: $1.3M
Year Completed: 1992
Scope: Fueling System, Piping
Services: Design Engineering, Fab, Install
Delivery: General Contracting


Rockwell International’s Palmdale assembly facility is where all the individual parts, pieces and systems came together and were assembled and tested for six orbiters built for flight: Columbia, Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis, Endeavour and Enterprise. Upon completion, the spacecraft was turned over to NASA for transport over land from Palmdale to Edwards Air Force Base, California. NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Facility at Edwards Air Force Base is the site of the mate-demate facility for mating or demating the spacecraft and the shuttle carrier aircraft.


Murray Company installed the Fueling System. 


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