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  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Begins Engine Firing Tests Under DARPA Experimental Spaceplane Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Aerojet Rocketdyne Begins Engine Firing Tests Under DARPA Experimental Spaceplane Program

    Aerojet Rocketdyne has started a series of 10 firing tests of an engine designed for use on Boeing“™s Phantom Express unmanned vehicle as part of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency“™s Experimental Spaceplane program, SpaceNews reported Tuesday. The company performs the 100-second test firings of the AR-22 engine at NASA“™s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi for […] More

  • Boeing Starts NASA Study to Power, Lengthen Space Missions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Starts NASA Study to Power, Lengthen Space Missions

    The Boeing Company has begun work under a $600,000 firm, fixed-price contract to develop a mission concept study for solar electric propulsion technologies, the company announced Wednesday.  The company reported it will evaluate concepts for NASA that combine high-power solar arrays with advanced electric thrusters that will power both spacecraft and payloads into orbit.  Boeing […] More

  • Boeing Wins Contract Reusable Booster System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Wins Contract Reusable Booster System

    The Boeing Company has won a $2 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory for the reusable booster system flight and ground experiments program. The company will define requirements and design concepts for the program. “Boeing looks forward to sharing our extensive background in the development of launch systems and reusable space vehicles with the […] More

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