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  • Antares, Vulcan: Tough times ahead for Aerojet Rocketdyne

    Jason RhianApril 22nd, 2015

    When the Antares booster lifted off on October 28, 2014, under Orbital ATK’s third operational cargo resupply flight to the International Space Station (ISS), it seemed like the concept to fly critical supplies and experiments to the ISS using 40-year-old Russian-built engines had been validated. Twelve seconds later, that perception changed as the rocket and its […]

  • RS-68’s legacy of accomplishment – set for new chapter with RS-68A

    Florida TechMarch 31st, 2015

    Over the past 12 years, flights of the United Launch Alliance (ULA ) Delta IV have become a familiar sight at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. As reported on SpaceFlight Now, after the successful March 25 launch of the GPS IIF-9 satellite, all Delta IVs will now fly using the RS-68 engine to the new RS-68A. The Delta IV […]