Delaware Elevator of Salisbury, Maryland, is the contractor for an elevator designed to allow astronauts to board CST-100 Starliner capsules prior to travel to the International Space Station. The elevator is for a 201-ft.-tall tower being built at Launch Complex 41 for United Launch Alliance (ULA) at Cape Canaveral, Florida, main contractor Boeing told ELEVATOR WORLD. Traveling at a speed of 350 fpm, the explosion-resistant elevator will make four stops, rise 170 ft. and have a capacity of 4000 lb., according to Delaware. Additional suppliers include C.J. Anderson & Co., Columbia Elevator Products, GAL/Hollister-Whitney and Virginia Controls.

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