One-hundred people from 22 U.S. states and some foreign countries will attend a two-day NASA Social on Nov. 4 and 5 at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.
ATK and NASA have had to postpone the upcoming ground test of the Qualification Motor (QM)-1 due to one of the segments not meeting testing criteria. As such, [...]
A full-scale version of Alliant Techsystems’ (ATK) solid rocket booster that will be used on NASA’s new heavy-lift booster, the Space Launch System, or “SLS,” is being readied for testing. The center aft segment of ATK’s qualification motor-1 (QM-1) was sent to the site in the deserts of Utah on May [...]
We’re getting closer to seeing NASA’s Space Launch System heavy lift vehicle roll onto the launch pad. On October 9, the space agency awarded contractor Alliant Techsystems (ATK) a $50 million contract to complete [...]
NASA and ATK held an event today to highlight efforts made to reduce the amount of time that it takes to produce the Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) [...]
ATK will be hosting a “Tweetup” for a static test firing of the Utah-based company’s GEM-60 solid rocket booster. Registration is currently open and will close on Aug. 31. The test firing and Tweetup are scheduled to take place on Sept. 6. To register, interested individuals need to email email@example.com by [...]