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Boeing, NASA, Pentagon to Test Hypersonic Drone

The Air Force will test an hypersonic unmanned experimental aircraft Tuesday to see if it can sustain hypersonic speed for nearly five minutes, the Los Angeles Times reports. W.J. Hennigan reports the X-51A WaveRider is scheduled to fly from Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave Desert, up to a …

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Boeing Tests Commercial Crew Spacecraft Orbital Engine

Boeing recently demonstrated and tested propulsion features on an orbital control engine for the company’s commercial crew spacecraft, the company announced Wednesday. Tests occurred at NASA’s White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico, part of the second phase of the agency’s Commercial Crew Development program. The company used space shuttle …

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ATK Helps NRO Launch Delta Rocket Payload

ATK helped the National Reconnaissance Office launch a United Launch Delta IV rocket by providing composite and propulsion technologies, the company announced Friday. The Arlington, Va.-based aerospace firm gave nine support products for the launch, including graphite epoxy motors to help deliver the rocket payload into Earth’s orbit. The company …

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Northrop Grumman, Others Host 8th Annual Defense Logistics Awards

  Northrop Grumman, IBM, Boeing, Pratt & Whitney and Rockwell Collins hosted the 8th Annual Defense Logistics Awards. The ceremony took place in concurrence with the annual Defense Logistics conference, produced by Worldwide Business Research. “It’s always great to see the collaboration between different DoD services and contractors,” said Jarrett Spagnoli, executive …

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