Platform for spacecraft inspection

By Maria Hadlow18 October 2010

One of the jobs for the specialist equipment will be barrel inspection.

One of the jobs for the specialist equipment will be barrel inspection.

US special aerial platform manufacturer, MLE (Man Lift Engineering) has been asked to develop a specialised lift for the inspection and preparation of spacecraft prior to launch. The lift needs to lift personnel and equipment to 19.8 m (65 ft) and have a 1.8 m (72 in) outreach with a 360 deg mast rotation.

The lift designated TL 65CR must be suitable for a clean room environment Class 10000 and has proportional controls.

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