Lightning Tower Installation

IMEG provided construction engineering support for installation of three 600 foot tall lightning towers and associated cable arrays at the Constellation space craft launch pad (the replacement vehicle for the space shuttle). Engineering services included a custom rigging design for lifting the tower tiers and 100 foot long lightning mast, tower splice connection design, monitoring of tower and connection design stresses during erection to avoid potential hurricane damage prior to tower completion, and provision of detailed cable stressing procedures for installation of complex cable array system.

Kennedy Space Center, FL
Services Provided

Structural, Construction Support