NASA has released a request for information (RFI) asking industry for help in defining the agency's acquisition strategy for the J-2X engine that will propel the upper stage of the Crew Launch Vehicle (CLV). The CLV will be used to boost the Crew Exploration Vehicle into orbit and beyond. The J-2X is an "evolved and improved" version of the upper stage J-2 engine that sent Apollo hardware to the moon, according to NASA. The liquid hydrogen/liquid oxygen fueled engine is being developed ...

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