SpaceX Assembly Building at Pad 39A Progresses

SpaceX assembly building at Pad 39A. (Credit: NASA)
SpaceX assembly building at Pad 39A. (Credit: NASA)

The exterior skin begins to take shape of what will become SpaceX’s new 300-foot-long horizontal hangar at the base of Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Pad 39A.

SpaceX assembly building at Pad 39A. (Credit: NASA)
SpaceX assembly building at Pad 39A. (Credit: NASA)

Inside, the company will process the Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket before being rolled out for launch. The company also is refurbishing the historic complex for Commercial Crew and Falcon Heavy launches.