Preparations included activation or installation of telemetry equipment and radars, the arrival of numerous trucks and support vehicles, a rise in activity at the engine test stand, and launch pad and umbilical tower maintenance.
What does UT stand for?
UT stands for Umbilical Tower (US NASA)
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We have 21 other meanings of UT in our Acronym Attic
- Unterwasser Sport Zentrum (German: Underwater Sports Center; Switzerland)
- United States Office of Zombie Emergency Planning and Preparedness
- (San Diego) Union Tribune (the Copley Newspaper known as the "U-T")
- (USN Rating) Utilitiesman
- Uber Tristram (gaming, Diablo II)
- Ubiquitous They (comedy troupe; Seattle, WA)
- Ulstein Trading (Norway)
- Ultrasonic Testing
- Ultrasonic Transducer
- Uma Thurman (actress)
Samples in periodicals archive:
with a Fixed Umbilical Tower, Mobile Service Tower, Fixed Pad Erector, Launch Control Center and Operations Building, and a Horizontal Integration Facility.
In 1966, for example, he covered the launching of the Apollo 7 spacecraft for Life magazine and, while other journalists concentrated on the blastoff's scientific implications, he stressed the human drama: as they plunge with all of us - up from the flame-trench, up from the Launch Umbilical Tower, up from the elk and the butterfly, up from the meadows and rivers and mountains and the beds of wives into the universal cavern, into the mathematical abyss, to find us - and return, to tell us what we will be.
Awarded to Raytheon Engineers & Constructors, the project calls for construction of a new launch pad, mobile service tower (MST), fixed umbilical tower (FUT), 75,000-square-foot horizontal integration facilities as well as support and test facilities.
Plans call for construction of a new launch pad, mobile service tower, fixed umbilical tower, 75,000-square-foot horizontal integration facilities as well as support and test facilities.
LC-40 is comprised of two major structures, a stationary umbilical tower (UT) and a mobile service tower (MST).
The pad's mobile service tower was refurbished and lengthened to accommodate the taller Atlas II, a new umbilical tower and foundation was constructed, launch control equipment was updated and a new environmental control system building was completed to provide equipment and shelter for payload cooling and conditioning.