Tag Archives: Charlie Precourt

Northrop Delivers SLS Booster Segments to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Northrop Grumman has shipped a pair of rocket boosters for NASA's Space Launch System rocket to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida from a company-run factory in Promontory, Utah. The deliveries will allow the rocket to support the first Artemis mission that aims to demonstrate an uncrewed launch through integrated performance between SLS, NASA ground operations and the Orion Spacecraft, Northrop said Monday.

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Northrop’s Charlie Precourt: Contractors Should Consider ‘Affordability’ for SLS Rocket Program

Charlie Precourt, vice president and general manager of propulsion at Northrop Grumman, has said contractors need to consider affordability, survivability and sustainability as they work on NASA’s Space Launch System rocket program, Ars Technica reported Monday. “We’ve got to make sure we’ve got our mindset on affordability, and I don’t …

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Orbital ATK Backs Delta II Rocket Launch With Solid Rocket Motors, Payload Fairing

Orbital ATK supplied a composite fairing component and nine graphite epoxy motors – GEM 40 – for a United Launch Alliance-built Delta II rocket that took off Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The first Joint Polar Satellite System that NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration developed through a collaborative …

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