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Boeing Completes NASA Certification Baseline Review for Crew Transportation Systems; John Mulholland Comments

Boeing has completed a certification baseline review of NASA‘s human space transportation systems as part of a series of preparations for crewed missions to the International Space Station. NASA approved the review to validate the baseline design of the Crew Space Transportation-100 spacecraft, United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket and related components, NASA said Dec. 1. …

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Boeing Completes Crew Transportation System Tests for NASA

Boeing has concluded the development and testing phase of a commercial crew transportation system the company built for NASA. The testing represents the final milestone for the the CST-100 spacecraft and Atlas V rocket under Boeing’s four-year agreement with NASA, the space agency said Friday. NASA intends for the spacecraft to transport crew members …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Tool Helps Lift NASA Data Satellite Into Orbit; Steve Bouley Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne

An Aerojet Rocketdyne-made propulsion system worked to lift off an Atlas V rocket that carried a NASA communications satellite into space recently. Aerojet Rocketdyne provided 12 monopropellant thrusters, helium presurrization tanks and the RL10A-4-2 engine used on the rocket’s Centaur upper-stage structure, the company said Friday. NASA’s Tracking and Data …

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