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Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes Initial Propulsion Hardware Set Delivery for Boeing’s CST-100 Service Module

Aerojet Rocketdyne has delivered the initial set of propulsion system hardware to Boeing for integration with the latter’s Crew Space Transportation-100 Starliner spacecraft service module. The hardware set includes starboard manifold assemblies and low-pressure port designed to distribute helium and move the propellants through the service module’s thrusters and engines, Aerojet Rocketdyne …

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NASA Receives Lockheed-Built Heat Shield for Orion EM-1 Spacecraft

Lockheed Martin has delivered a heat shield for the Orion Exploration Mission-1 crew module to NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA said Saturday the heat shield was transported to KSC’s shuttle landing facility  Thursday from the company’s manufacturing facility in Denver via a Super Guppy aircraft. The agency offloaded and moved the technology to the Neil Armstrong …

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Lockheed Delivers Orion Crew Module to NASA Kennedy Center; Mike Hawes Comments

A team of Lockheed Martin and NASA engineers has placed a company-built Orion crew module on a “birdcage” assembly platform at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Lockheed said Wednesday the 2,700-pound module for the Exploration Mission-1 will undergo proof-pressure and structural tests at the facility before engineers integrate it with other components …

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