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A subscale solid rocket motor tested in a flight-like vertical orientation fired with 50,000 pounds of thrust and ignited new insights into solid rocket performance.

Space Launch System Core Stage Passes PDR

The team designing America's new flagship rocket has completed successfully a major technical review of the vehicle's core stage. NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) will take the agency's Orion spacecraft and other payloads beyond low-Earth orbit, providing a new capability for human exploration.

NASA has selected 26 proposals from academia and industry for advanced development activities for the nation's next heavy lift rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS). Proposals selected under this NASA Research Announcement (NRA) seek innovative and affordable solutions to evolve the launch vehicle from its initial configuration to its full lift capacity capable of sending humans farther into deep space than ever before.

Mighty Eagle Takes 100-Foot Free Flight

With a whistle and a roar, the "Mighty Eagle," a NASA robotic prototype lander, sailed to an altitude of 100 feet during another successful free flight Aug. 28 at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that on Aug. 6, 2012, Gene Goldman will join Aerojet to lead the company's Southeast Space Operations.
Goldman has been the acting center director at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Ala. since March 2012, when Robert Lightfoot began his assignment as NASA acting administrator at NASA Headquarters. Previously, Goldman served as MSFC's deputy director and as the center director at NASA's Stennis Space Center.

Boeing Completes SLS Reviews

Boeing last week successfully completed its first major technical reviews for the cryogenic stages of the Space Launch System (SLS), bringing the team into the design phase for the nation's next heavy-lift, human-rated rocket

NASA/MSFC intends to purchase the labor and hardware necessary to meet requirements from The Boeing Company. To fulfill these requirements, Boeing will modify its existing Delta Cryogenic Second Stage (DCSS).

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