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News Archive / Tagged: Promontory Utah

  • Anomaly occurs during OmegA first stage static fire test

    Derek RichardsonMay 30th, 2019

    During the first static fire test for Northrop Grumman's OmegA first stage, debris could be seen coming away from the nozzle section of the booster.

  • SFI LIVE: Orbital ATK & NASA conduct QM-2 static test fire

    Jason RhianJune 28th, 2016

    PROMONTORY, Utah ― Orbital ATK and NASA are poised to conduct the final test of the five-segment solid rocket booster design that will be used on NASA's new super-heavy rocket, the Space Launch System or SLS. SpaceFlight Insider is live at Orbital ATK's test facilities in Utah and is currently planning on beginning our live webcast at 7 a.m. MDT (9 a.m. EDT / 13:00 GMT). We have an array of guests lined up, as well as exclusive video segments and more!

  • Four to five: Engineer details changes made to SLS booster

    Jason RhianJanuary 10th, 2016

    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — It has been more than forty years since humanity broke free of the bonds of Earth's gravity for points beyond. NASA is working to use existing "legacy" systems – such as the Space Shuttle Program. SFI spoke with one engineer who is working to make this happen.

  • With success of QM-1, Orbital ATK moves on next phase of testing in lead up to first SLS flight

    Jason RhianMay 14th, 2015

    Upon review of the results from the Qualification Motor 1 (QM-1) test conducted in Promontory, Utah, on March 11, 2015, Orbital ATK, the manufacturer that had conducted the test of the five segment solid rocket booster, has stated that the booster worked as advertised. Two of these massive SRBs will be used on the first flights […]

  • SpaceFlight Insider’s Live Coverage of QM-1 Solid Rocket Motor Test

    Jason RhianMarch 11th, 2015

    PROMONTORY, Utah — Want to follow all the events from today’s historic test of the five-segment Qualification Motor 1? CLICK HERE! SpaceFlight Insider will have live coverage with SFI’s founder Jason Rhian, who will interview numerous guests to provide our viewers with exclusive coverage that they can’t find anywhere else! The Live Show is set […]