Pad 39B update; More Skylon

Parts of the Rotating Service Structure at Launch Pad 39B are starting to be removed: [Shuttle Launch Pad Towers Coming Down – Aviation Week][1]

Robert Pearlman has been monitoring the changes to Pad 39B since March 2009 (includes lots of pictures): [The deconstruction of launch pad 39B – collectSPACE][2] === Another [Reaction Engines][3] Skylon story: [Airplanes in Space? A vehicle that can take off, fly and land like an airplane, but also travel in space is “the holy grail” of aeronautics – Discovery News][4]

[1]: http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story.jsp?id=news/asd/2010/10/11/01.xml&headline=Shuttle%20Launch%20Pad%20Towers%20Coming%20Down&channel=space [2]: http://www.collectspace.com/ubb/Forum30/HTML/000776.html [3]: http://www.reactionengines.co.uk/ [4]: http://news.discovery.com/space/spaceplane-flight-aeronautics.html

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