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  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Equipment Supports NRO Natl Defense Payload Launch - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Aerojet Rocketdyne Equipment Supports NRO Natl Defense Payload Launch

    Aerojet Rocketdyne supplied equipment to support the deployment of a classified National Reconnaissance Office satellite which flew onboard a United Launch Alliance-built Delta IV rocket. The NROL-47 national defense mission satellite was launched with the help of an Aerojet Rocketdyne-developed RS-68A booster engine, RL10B-2 upper stage engine, 14 helium pressurization tanks and a dozen MR-106H 9 lbf […] More

  • Orbital ATK Backs ULA's NRO Mission With Rocket Motors, Composite Structures - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK Backs ULA’s NRO Mission With Rocket Motors, Composite Structures

    Orbital ATK supplied composite structures, motors and other components for a Delta IV rocket that United Launch Alliance launched Friday to bring a National Reconnaissance Office payload into space. Orbital ATK said Friday the Boeing–Lockheed Martin joint venture's Delta IV rocket that took off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California as part of the NROL-47 national defense mission has […] More

  • ULA's Delta IV Sends NRO National Defense Payload to Space - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA's Delta IV Sends NRO National Defense Payload to Space

    A National Reconnaissance Office payload lifted off Friday at 2:11 p.m. Pacific time aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Delta IV rocket as part of the NROL-47 national defense mission. Will Crawford, NRO program manager at ULA, said in a statement published Friday the payload's launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California marks the Boeing–Lockheed Martin joint venture's 27th NRO mission in partnership with the […] More

  • ULA Launches JPSS-1 Weather Satellite for NOAA, NASA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ULA Launches JPSS-1 Weather Satellite for NOAA, NASA

    A United Launch Alliance-built Delta II rocket lifted off Saturday with the first of four polar-orbiting environmental satellites developed through a collaborative program between NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. ULA said Saturday it launched the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 1:47 a.m. Pacific time. The satellite is designed to […] More

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