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Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivers Crew Module Engines for Boeing CST-100 Spacecraft

Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivers Crew Module Engines for Boeing CST-100 Spacecraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Aerojet Rocketdyne has produced and delivered engines that Boeing will integrate into spacecraft the latter company is building under NASA‘s Commercial Crew Program. Boeing will install MR-104J engines on the CST-100 Starliner crew module inside the  Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility located at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Thursday. Each Starliner capsule …

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Boeing Tests CST-100 Starliner Parachute System at Spaceport America Facility

Boeing Tests CST-100 Starliner Parachute System at Spaceport America Facility - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Boeing has launched a parachute system of its crew capsule at Spaceport America‘s purpose-built commercial spaceport in New Mexico to verify the inflation characteristics and landing system performance of the platform during touchdown. Spaceport America said Friday the CST-100 Starliner Parachute System Test Launch utilized a giant helium-filled balloon that carried a flight-sized boilerplate spacecraft 40,000 feet above …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Propellant Valves for Boeing CST-100 Service Module

Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Propellant Valves for Boeing CST-100 Service Module - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Aerojet Rocketdyne has conducted a series of hot-fire tests on two launch abort engines that include new propellant valves for the propulsion system of Boeing‘s Crew Space Transportation-100 Starliner service module. The tests were conducted in Mojave Desert, California to validate the fuel valve and oxidizer valve’s capacity to regulate propellant flow and …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Puts CST-100 Reaction Control System Engines Through Hot-Fire Test

Aerojet Rocketdyne Puts CST-100 Reaction Control System Engines Through Hot-Fire Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Aerojet Rocketdyne has conducted a series of hot-fire tests on three reaction control system engines for the propulsion system of Boeing‘s Crew Space Transportation-100 service module. The CST-100 Starliner engines were tested up to 4,000 pulses and 1,600 seconds at NASA‘s White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday. Eileen Drake, Aerojet Rocketdyne president …

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Aitech to Build Boeing CST-100 Space Capsule's Computing Boards, Subsystem

Aitech to Build Boeing CST-100 Space Capsule's Computing Boards, Subsystem - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Aitech Defense Systems will develop computing boards and subsystem for the Crew Space Transportation-100 spacecraft that Boeing is building for NASA under the space agency’s Commercial Crew Program. The CST-100 capsule is being designed to transport up to seven crew members to the International Space Station and other low-Earth orbit locations by 2017, Aitech …

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