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ASRC Federal Subsidiary to Support Space Launch System Under NASA Agreement

ASRC Federal

Arctic Slope Technical Services, a subsidiary of ASRC Federal, has agreed to help NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center augment and further mature a rocket that would fly astronauts to space for future exploration missions. ASTS will use an engineering toolkit to conduct an artificial intelligence-driven analysis of engine and vehicle data sets to determine the failures, oddities and trends surrounding the Space Launch System, ASRC Federal said Wednesday.

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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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Northrop Delivers SLS Booster Segments to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Northrop Grumman has shipped a pair of rocket boosters for NASA's Space Launch System rocket to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida from a company-run factory in Promontory, Utah. The deliveries will allow the rocket to support the first Artemis mission that aims to demonstrate an uncrewed launch through integrated performance between SLS, NASA ground operations and the Orion Spacecraft, Northrop said Monday.

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