This is a High Definition 3D model of the LH2 (Liquid Hydrogen) storage tank and facilities used to service the Space Shuttle. Located at the north east end of launch complex 39A, it contains the cryogenic fuel tank and spherical stairway, an associated vaporiser, assorted pumps and piping.
Although specifically built as a part of LC39A, this model could serve as a general storage facility for various other industrial installations or military rocket/missile launch platforms.
The model contains 15 materials and 7 texture maps.
Created with Lightwave 9.6
Model has been researched and built using online reference materials (photographs, maps, drawings and videos) to make it as detailed and authentic as possible.
USAGE Suitable for HD video, high-res film close-ups and print Accurate representation of Shuttle LH2 storage facilities using original imperial scale of feet and inches.
SPECS Model contains the following: 1 object layer 112618 polygons 99768 quads, 12850 tris, and 0 ngons Standard Lightwave materials and texture maps
PRESENTATION IMAGES No Photoshop or compositing used for previews. Lightwave Scene is included in file. Preview Images rendered with default Lightwave 9.6 scanline renderer.
TEXTURES 7 texture maps scaled at 36 pixels per foot and Lightwave colour materials.
GENERAL Model built to real-world scale Units used: Feet and Inches. Main LH2 tank is a 67ft sphere, base is 240x200ft.