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Showing posts with label Aerojet Rocketdyne. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Aerojet Rocketdyne. Show all posts

Thursday, June 11, 2020

NASA Wants Aerojet Rocketdyne to Make More Rocket Engines with 3D-Printed Parts


NASA Wants Aerojet Rocketdyne to Make More Rocket Engines with 3D-Printed Parts


Article Excerpt: "... As part of a years-long working relationship with NASA, Aerojet Rocketdyne of Sacramento, California, will be building a total of 24 RS-25 rocket engines to support as many as six SLS flights for a total contract value of almost $3.5 billion. Originally slated to produce six new RS-25 engines, the company has recently been awarded a $1.79 billion contract modification to build 18 additional RS-25 rocket engines to support future deep space exploration missions ..."


Reference: 3dprint.com

Monday, October 21, 2019

Watch: Orion’s Jettison Motor Aces Final Hot-Fire Test in Alabama


Watch: Orion’s Jettison Motor Aces Final Hot-Fire Test in Alabama


Article Excerpt: "... built by Aerojet Rocketdyne for the Orion spacecraft’s Launch Abort System (LAS), was successfully tested at the Redstone Test Center in Huntsville, Alabama ..."


Reference: www.geek.com

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Aerojet Rocketdyne Opens State-of-the-Art Rocket Propulsion Facility in Huntsville


Aerojet Rocketdyne Opens State-of-the-Art Rocket Propulsion Facility in Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "... HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Senior Alabama officials joined Aerojet Rocketdyne’s CEO Eileen Drake and Executive Chairman Warren Lichtenstein today at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the company’s newest state-of-the-art rocket propulsion Advanced Manufacturing Facility (AMF), marking the latest milestone in the company’s ongoing expansion in the Rocket City..."


Reference: finance.yahoo.com

Saturday, January 20, 2018

United Launch Alliance successfully launches Atlas V rocket


United Launch Alliance successfully launches Atlas V rocket


Article Excerpt: "... mission was launched aboard an Atlas V Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) 411 configuration vehicle, which includes a 4-meter large Payload Fairing (PLF). The Atlas booster for this mission was powered by the RD AMROSS RD-180 engine. Aerojet Rocketdyne provided the AJ-60A solid rocket booster (SRB) and RL10C-1 engine for the Centaur upper stage ..."


Reference: www.wptv.com

Friday, January 12, 2018

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NROL-47 Mission for the National Reconnaissance Office


United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NROL-47 Mission for the National Reconnaissance Office


Article Excerpt: "... A single RL10B-2 liquid hydrogen/liquid oxygen engine powered the second stage. The booster and upper stage engines are both built by Aerojet Rocketdyne. ULA constructed the Delta IV Medium+ (5,2) launch vehicle in Decatur, Ala. This is ULA's first launch in 2018 and the 124th successful launch since the company was formed in December 2006 ..."


Reference: www.prnewswire.com