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  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Conducts Test on Jettison Motor for NASA Orion Spacecraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Aerojet Rocketdyne Conducts Test on Jettison Motor for NASA Orion Spacecraft

    Aerojet Rocketdyne has tested a third development jettison motor built to support the launch abort system of NASA‘s Orion spacecraft at the company’s Rancho Cordova, California facility. The company said Wednesday its jettison motor will be integrated alongside an attitude control and abort motor on the spacecraft’s next test flight called Exploration Mission-1 which covers travel of about 40,000 miles beyond the moon and return to […] More

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests SLS Engine at NASA Stennis Space Center - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests SLS Engine at NASA Stennis Space Center

    Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed additional tests on a development engine for a NASA launch vehicle at the Stennis Space Center to check the engine’s capacity to withstand a challenging operational environment. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Thursday the RS-25 engine dubbed 0528 that NASA will use for the Space Launch System ran for 420 seconds on power levels that range from 80 percent to […] More

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Space Launch System Engine; Eileen Drake, Jim Paulsen Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Space Launch System Engine; Eileen Drake, Jim Paulsen Comment

    Aerojet Rocketdyne has tested a second RS-25 engine technology the company developed for NASA‘s Space Launch System. The company said Friday it conducted the evaluation at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, where the 0528 engine was switched on for 650 seconds. Aerojet Rocketdyne restarted the RS-25 engine testing process in 2015 to check the upgraded controllers’ compliance with the requirements of SLS […] More

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