Nasa Unveils World's Largest Spacecraft Welding Tool

September 13, 2014 2:37 PM

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Nasa Unveils World's Largest Spacecraft Welding Tool

The 170-feet-tall, 78-feet-wide giant VAC completes a world class welding tool kit that will be used to build the core stage of America's next great rocket - the Space Launch System (SLS), the US space agency said in a statement.

VAC is part of a family of state-of-the-art tools designed to weld the core stage of SLS and will join domes, rings and barrels to complete the tanks or dry structure assemblies.

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