Tag Archives: RS-25

Aerojet Rocketdyne Receives Remaining Flight Controller Order for Initial SLS Flights

Aerojet Rocketdyne has received its remaining order of RS-25 engine flight controllers for the first four flights of the Space Launch System from Honeywell. Aerojet said Wednesday it now has 18 flight controllers in its inventory at NASA’s Stennis Space Center. The controllers allows rocket communication while moderating engine thrust intensity …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne, NASA Conduct Second Evaluation of RS-25 Engine; Eileen Drake Quoted

NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne have completed a second ground-based assessment of an engine controller for the Space Launch System exploration rocket. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday the RS-25 engine underwent eight minutes of test firing as part of an effort to verify its flight readiness and the performance of its modified components. The engine features modernized …

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NASA, Aerojet Rocketdyne Test Main Engine Controller for Orion-SLS Crewed Flight

NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne have tested the fourth and last engine controller for the first crewed mission of the Orion spacecraft and the Space Launch System rocket, called Exploration Mission-2. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Thursday its RS-25 engine was test fired for 365 seconds to qualify the engine controller, which works to facilitate communications between …

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