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25 June 2018

One of NASA’s MRAP at the Shuttle Landing Facility supporting NASA’s Commercial Crew Program/Kennedy Space Center FL. The 45,000-pound mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle (MRAP) was originally designed for military applications and offers a mobile bunker for astronauts and ground crews should the need arise to get away from the launch pad quickly—NASA image

The evacuee compartment of the NASA MRAP—NASA image

The brace of NASA MRAPs—NASA image

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  1. 25 June 2018 08:50

    Let’s hope they never need it to evacuate crews and personnel from a disaster, especially a launch disaster.

    Better to have it and not need it, than to need it and not have it.

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