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Aerojet Rocketdyne Furthers Propulsion System Test for DARPA Hypersonics Program

Aerojet Rocketdyne

A propulsion technology Aerojet Rocketdyne developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's hypersonic missile development program, called Operational Fires, has undergone a second round of tests. The company said Tuesday it conducted cold gas tests of OpFires propulsion system components seven months after completion of subscale test firings.

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Finishes Engine Production for NASA’s Crewed Flight Mission; Eileen Drake Quoted

Eileen Drake

Aerojet Rocketdyne has fulfilled its task to produce hardware necessary for the propulsion of the rocket that would send a crewed Orion spacecraft around the moon as part of NASA's second Artemis mission. The company said Monday it completed the RL10 and RS-25 engines for the Space Launch System in support of Artemis II, the second integrated SLS-Orion flight and the first lunar flyby with crew.

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