KSC’s Countdown Clock: A new look – for a new era

November 28, 2014 10:50 PM

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KSC’s Countdown Clock: A new look – for a new era

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla — Well in advanced of the Dec. 4 first flight of NASA’s new Orion spacecraft, the space agency has installed its brand new Countdown Clock. The new timepiece is less “clock” and more flat screen TV and made its appearance the week prior to the launch of Orion on Exploration Flight Test 1.

The new clock is similar in design to one mounted on the side of the adjacent Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) and is able to do much more than just count down to launch or the elapsed time of the space agency’s missions.

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