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What does UT stand for?

UT stands for Umbilical Tower (US NASA)

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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.
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.
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.