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The test stand was modified again to support the 1998 test firing of a Russion RD-180 rocket engine

The RD-180 engine was mounted next to the Technology Test Bed engine mount (to the TTB's north). I believe that the RD-180 was mounted to this fixture on the test test.

 
Modification of S-IC Test Stand for the 1998 Russian RD-180 rocket engine test on the S-IC Test Stand at Marshall Space Flight Center
Time picture taken Thu Jul 19 13:42:44 2012
Location picture taken S-IC Test Stand
West Test Area
Marshall Space Flight Center
Huntsville, AL
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