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Jacobs to Begin Final Processing for Orion Spacecraft at Kennedy Space Center

Orion spacecraft

A Jacobs-led ground systems engineering team will prepare the Orion spacecraft for final processing and fueling as a prerequisite to rocket integration activities of an upcoming lunar flight mission. The company said Tuesday its Exploration Ground Systems team received Orion on Saturday at Florida-based Kennedy Space Center to prepare the spacecraft for NASA's Artemis program.

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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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