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  • Aerojet Rocketdyne, NASA Complete SLS Engine Hot-Fire Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Aerojet Rocketdyne, NASA Complete SLS Engine Hot-Fire Test

    NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne have completed the final hot-fire test of an engine technology the company developed for use on the Space Launch System rocket. The eighth RS-25 engine test this year occurred at NASA’s Stennis Space in Mississippi and evaluated the performance of an engine component produced using a three-dimensional printing method, the space agency said Wednesday. The 3D-printed pogo […] More

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    Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests AR1 Rocket Engine Preburner

    Aerojet Rocketdyne has run hot-fire tests to validate the design of the AR1 rocket engine’s preburner. The company said Thursday the preburner will help drive the turbomachinery of AR1 engine and was built through modern techniques such as three-dimensional printing. Julie Van Kleeck, vice president of advanced space and launch programs and strategy at Aerojet Rocketdyne, said the preburner features the company’s Mondaloy […] More

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    Oxford Performance Materials to Supply Structural Production Parts for Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner 

    Oxford Performance Materials has received a contract to deliver OXFAB structural production parts for Boeing‘s Crew Space Transportation-100 Starliner spacecraft. OPM said Thursday it also secured an additional $10 million investment from composites manufacturing company Hexcel Corp. and will use the money in efforts to address a demand for OXFAB technology. Hexcel has invested a total of $25 million in OPM […] More

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    DOE Awards Westinghouse Electric Co. Nuclear Tech Research Funds

    Westinghouse Electric Company has secured $8 million in funds from the Energy Department to conduct nuclear technology-related research in collaboration with the company's partners over the next three years. Westinghouse said Tuesday it will use the money to develop a laser-based three-dimensional printing method for the production of metal parts intended for use in nuclear structural applications. […] More

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    GSA Creates New Special Item Number for 3-D Printers, Services; Walter Johnson Comments

    The General Services Administration has added a new special item number for three-dimensional printers and services to the Multiple Award Schedule 36 acquisition vehicle for office equipment and supplies, Federal Times reported Friday. Aaron Boyd writes SIN 51-400 is designed to serve as a central facility for vendors and federal agencies that plan to buy 3-D […] More

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