Saturday, November 24, 2012

Shoes & Birdcage Veil

A few nice birdcage images I found:

Shoes & Birdcage Veil

Image by VancityAllie
Shoes & Birdcage Veil

All photos copyright by Jonetsu Studios ( and posted on my blog

Ares I-X. ‘Birdcage’ is Lowered (NASA, Ares Rockets, 5/11/09)

Image by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center
We’ve all agreed that the Ares I-X hardware gets the BEST nicknames. In High Bay 4 of the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the yellow framework , nicknamed the "birdcage," is lowered over the Crew Module, or CM, and Launch Abort System, or LAS, assembly for a fit check.

Image credit: NASA

Read more about the Ares I-X launch:

p.s. You can see all of the Ares photos in the Ares Group in Flickr at: We’d love to have you as a member!

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