Launch Equipment Shop (LES)

Recently Geno Digiovanni, a ERC employee in the LES Machine Shop at Kennedy Space Center, sent ERC some fantastic pictures of their current work.  Below is a short description on what the LES Machine shop does and a gallery of their current work. Thanks to Geno for sharing this and to all the other ERC employees who are helping to do such wonderful work!

The LES Machine Shop is strategically located in the heart of Kennedy Space Center, The Technical Shop is a state of the art AS 9001 REV C Certified Manufacturing Facility specializing in a wide range of Aerospace Hardware.

The Shops manufacturing capabilities range in size from small highly precise mechanisms to very large and complex assemblies weighing several tons. Completion of these projects is done through the latest concurrent manufacturing techniques utilizing the latest CADCAM and CNC Technology. Manufacturing projects from “Concept through Completion”, including final assembly, paint and testing.

LES Mission Statement

Where Innovation meets  the Innovators,  supporting our customers With High Quality  on time  Manufactured  Products. While keeping to and passing on to our customers the“Beyond Zero Culture of Caring”

We are now supporting multiple contracts and contractors for fabrication support throughout the Space Center. Which is enabling us to hire more employees in support of SLS, Spacex and crawler Modifications. Because of the contributions of ERC employees the shops reputation for producing quality parts on time is excellent.