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Showing posts with label Rocket boosters. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Rocket boosters. Show all posts

Monday, March 23, 2020

Rocket News: Tool For Collecting Rocks Installed on Perseverance Rover for July Launch to Mars


Tool For Collecting Rocks Installed on Perseverance Rover for July Launch to Mars


Article Excerpt: "... The launch window for Perseverance opens on July 17 and extends through August 5, when Earth and Mars are in the proper positions to support a direct interplanetary flight, launching from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida atop a ULA workhorse Atlas V ‘541’ rocket, equipped with four strap-on solid rocket boosters same as when the Curiosity rover was launched in 2012 ..."


Reference: www.americaspace.com

Thursday, April 11, 2019

SpaceX launches mega rocket, lands all 3 boosters


SpaceX launches mega rocket, lands all 3 boosters


Article Excerpt: "... The new and improved Falcon Heavy thundered into the early evening sky with a communication satellite called Arabsat, the rocket's first paying customer. The Falcon Heavy is the most powerful rocket in use today, with 27 engines firing at liftoff — nine per booster..."


Reference: www.tampabay.com

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Huntsville competitive in rocket motor/booster arena ...we are the Rocket City

Nevada senators supporting Utah rocket maker


Article Excerpt: "...Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, both D-Calif., and Richard Shelby, R-Ala., have advocated opening competition for the boosters, saying billions of dollars could be saved. A partnership of Sacramento, Calif.-based Aerojet and Teledyne Brown Engineering, of Huntsville, Ala., is developing a liquid-fuel booster as an entry for bidding. ..."


Reference: www.lvrj.com