Powered by
-Aerojet - Key Milestone Completed for NASA's Orion Spacecraft to Ensure Astronaut Safety

REDMOND, Wash - Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), recently completed hot-fire acceptance testing of eight auxiliary engines that will be used on the first flight of NASA's Orion spacecraft with the Space Launch System rocket, slated to launch in 2018.

Orion's European Service Module (ESM), which remains connected to the spacecraft throughout the mission until just prior to Orion's re-entry to Earth's atmosphere, provides propulsion, power, t

Sign up for unrestricted access to 200+ subscription services.
Already have an account? Click here to login.

RelSci News & Alerts gets you:

  • 5 free articles a month from top subscription outlets like the Financial Times, New York Times, and Washington Post
  • Competitive business intelligence through daily data updates
  • Custom feeds on target high-value individuals, companies, industries, and topics delivered straight to your inbox