News Archive / Tagged: DARPA
R3D2 satellite demonstrates ‘rapid’ spacecraft developmentLaurel KornfeldMay 8th, 2019
Northrop Grumman successfully launched the small R3D2 defense satellite for the U.S. government developed over a period of just 20 months.
Rocket Lab Electron orbits DARPA’s R3D2 prototype antennaRae Botsford EndMarch 28th, 2019
Although a few weeks after initially scheduled, Rocket Lab's Electron launch vehicle successfully orbited a prototype satellite for DARPA.
Rocket Lab aiming to launch mission for DARPAJason RhianJanuary 30th, 2019
One of the first flights on Rocket Lab's 2019 launch manifest is a satellite for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Engine for Phantom Express assembled and prepped for testsHeather SmithJune 16th, 2018
Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed the assembly of the first AR-22 rocket engine at Stennis Space Center. The engine was built for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Experimental Spaceplane program. The purpose of the new spaceplane, called Phantom Express, is to demonstrate more routine and affordable access to space.
DARPA selects rocket engine for XS-1 experimental spaceplaneJason RhianMay 27th, 2017
Aerojet Rocketdyne has been chosen to provide the main propulsion for the Boeing and the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency reusable Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1).