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Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports NASA Effort to Demonstrate Non-Toxic Propellant

Aerojet Rocketdyne has joined an industry-government team that will work on an upcoming satellite launch mission to demonstrate the use of AF-M315E, a non-toxic propellant. The company said Thursday it will work with NASA, Ball Aerospace and Air Force Research Laboratory to prepare for the Green Propellant Infusion Mission scheduled to launch on June 24 in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Secures DARPA Propulsion Tech Development Contract

Aerojet Rocketdyne has received a potential two-year, $13.4M contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop propulsion systems for a ground-launched tactical weapon platform. The contract was awarded in support of DARPA’s Operational Fires program that aims to build new mobile missile technologies, the company said Tuesday. The OpFires …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Receives Remaining Flight Controller Order for Initial SLS Flights

Aerojet Rocketdyne has received its remaining order of RS-25 engine flight controllers for the first four flights of the Space Launch System from Honeywell. Aerojet said Wednesday it now has 18 flight controllers in its inventory at NASA’s Stennis Space Center. The controllers allows rocket communication while moderating engine thrust intensity …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne, NASA Conduct Second Evaluation of RS-25 Engine; Eileen Drake Quoted

NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne have completed a second ground-based assessment of an engine controller for the Space Launch System exploration rocket. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday the RS-25 engine underwent eight minutes of test firing as part of an effort to verify its flight readiness and the performance of its modified components. The engine features modernized …

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