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NASA’s launch hardware luckily survives Hurricane Dorian

Launch infrastructure at Kennedy Space Center survived Hurricane Dorian, NASA has confirmed. “We’re happy to report no flight hardware was damaged during this storm,” Kennedy Space Center tweeted late Thursday. The Space Center reopened for normal operations earlier this morning. Aerial footage showed the gigantic Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at Kennedy Space Center unscathed in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. Earlier this week, NASA posted a video on social media that showed 62 mph wind and rain from Hurricane Dorian whipping through the Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Control Center parking lot at 3.a.m. EDT Wednesday. Earlier today, our Disaster Assessment and Recovery team inspected the center from the air for dama ...