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Ball Aerospace Integrates ‘Green’ Propulsion Tech on BCP-100 Spacecraft Bus; Jim Oschmann Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has completed the integration of an Aerojet Rocketdyne-built propulsion subsystem into a small satellite Ball is building for NASA‘s Green Propellant Infusion Mission. NASA aims to launch the Ball Commercial Platform-100 spacecraft equipped with Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Green Propellant Propulsion System into orbit next year, Ball Aerospace …

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Warren Boley Named President, CEO of Norsk Titanium

Warren Boley Jr., formerly president of Aerojet Rocketdyne, has been appointed to succeed Jon Andre Lokke as president and CEO of Norsk Titanium. Boley is also a member of NTi’s board of directors and will oversee the Norwegian company’s efforts to establish a U.S.-based three-dimensional printing facility to manufacture titanium …

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ULA’s Craig Cooning, Tory Bruno: RD-180 Ban Undermines Rocket Development Business Case

United Launch Alliance Chairman Craig Cooning and CEO Tory Bruno believe the congressional ban on RD-180 engines hurts the business case for further Boeing and Lockheed Martin investment on rocket development, SpaceNews reported Friday. Warren Ferster writes that the ULA executives have indicated the need for 14 of the Russia-made engines to participate in …

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Reuters: Air Force Considers Commercial Launch of Military Satellites

The U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center may open competition this spring for 28 commercial launches of military and intelligence satellites to bolster the use of U.S.-made rocket engines, Reuters reported Saturday. Andrea Shalal writes that both the government and private sector will fund the potential program, which aims to launch the first …

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Ball Aerospace Tech Demo Mission to Fly 3 DoD Payloads

Ball Aerospace & Technologies and NASA will fly a set of experimental Defense Department scientific payloads on the planned Green Propellant Infusion Mission for 2016 under a $3.4 million payload integration contract. The company said Wednesday the DoD Space Experiments Review Board selected the Integrated Miniaturized Electrostatic Analyzer Reflight, Small Wind and Temperature Spectrometer and Space Object Self-tracker payloads to …

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