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Orbital ATK Subsidiary to Work on NASA Space Propulsion System; Mike Kahn Comments

Orbital ATK Subsidiary to Work on NASA Space Propulsion System; Mike Kahn Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

rocket launchOrbital ATK has secured a contract to perform research and design work on space propulsion systems for NASA's Glenn Research Center in Ohio.

NASA awarded the Research and Technologies for Aerospace Propulsion Systems 2 contract to Orbital ATK's Alliant Techsystems Operations subsidiary, Orbital ATK said Monday.

Mike Kahn
Mike Kahn

In July, NASA awarded Orbital ATK and 12 other companies five-year contracts worth up to $190 million combined in support of aerospace research activities at Glenn Research Center.

“This effort reflects our continued commitment to be a key partner in NASA's pioneering space endeavors,“ said Mike Kahn, president of Orbital ATK's defense systems group.

Alliant Techsystems Operations will focus its work on propellant systems, electric propulsion tools, rocket-based combined cycle and liquid engine components for rotorcraft, hypersonic, subsonic and supersonic vehicles.

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Written by Jane Edwards

is a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, where she writes for ExecutiveBiz about IT modernization, cybersecurity, space procurement and industry leaders’ perspectives on government technology trends.

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