The Lonely Crawlers

 

Perhaps this year’s most overlooked couple, the pair of crawler-transporters at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida have been delivering shuttles to their launch pad since the Apollo missions. With the end of the Constellation Program, no new jobs are set for their immediate futures. Weighing in at six million pounds, no ordinary road can support them. For now they’re left to trek at one mile per hour along the four mile road, a specially-fortified stretch topped with Tennessee river rocks, with empty cargo platforms. But at least they’ve got each other.

 

Learn more about them & listen to my segment [here]

 

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