ATK Successfully Ground Tests New CASTOR 30XL Upper Stage Solid Rocket Motor

Photo Caption: ATK successfully tested its CASTOR® 30XL upper stage solid rocket motor March 27, at the U.S. Air Force’s Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) in Tennessee. Photo Credit: ATK and AEDC

Motor will be used for NASA Commercial and Government Launch Vehicles

Arlington, Va., March 28, 2013 — ATK (NYSE: ATK) successfully […]

Cape Canaveral's Surprise: Hangar R

U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Museum volunteer John Hilliard details the contents of Cape Canaveral’s Hangar R. Photo Credit: Jason Rhian / AmericaSpace

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — Most people that travel past Hangar R, located at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Florida, don’t give the structure a second thought as […]

DOD Studying Rocket Motor Sustainment

According to AviationWeek’s Amy Butler, as reported in, DOD Studying Rocket Motor Sustainment, the Pentagon is participating in an interagency integrated team convened to explore how best to sustain the rocket motor industrial base — a mandate made all the more urgent given NASA’s planned cancellation of the Constellation program, according to Brett Lambert, the […]