Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp company, announced today that it is celebrating the 30-year anniversary of its first Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) mission.
NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne have recently completed a series of “hot-fire” tests on a rocket engine that utilized additive manufacturing, or “3D printing,” parts. [...]
WALLOPS ISLAND, Va — It was an early, cold morning, but with the sunrise came the ascension of Antares. NASA and Orbital Sciences [...]
Motor will be used for NASA Commercial and Government Launch Vehicles
Arlington, Va., March 28, 2013 — ATK (NYSE: ATK) successfully tested its [...]
The successful fourth test flight of SpaceX’s 10-story tall Grasshopper Vertical Takeoff and Landing Vehicle (VTVL), set to Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire.” Video Credit: SpaceX
This past Saturday, Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, performed a fourth test flight of their Grasshopper Vertical Takeoff and Landing Vehicle (VTVL) at the company’s rocket development [...]
One of Russia’s unmanned Progress resupply spacecraft left the International Space Station (ISS) Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. The departure was timed to make way for a new Progress, which is currently slated to arrive at the orbiting laboratory and workshop Monday.
Research at the Marshall Space Flight Center has picked up on an old thread to advance rocket technology. Known as the Nuclear Thermal Rocket, this technology uses the heat generated [...]