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So long, flame trench deflector

So long, flame trench deflector

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NASA / Jim Grossman

So long, flame trench deflector
Workers begin removal of the flame trench deflector at Kennedy Space Center's launch pad 39B. The deflector was built prior to the Space Shuttle era to funnel exhaust from the shuttle's main engines and solid rocket boosters.

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