Full-Duration Test Clears Vulcan Engine For Shipment To ULA

Credit: United Launch Alliance
The first of two Blue Origin-manufactured engines for United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) new Vulcan rocket completed full-duration static firing in Texas, clearing the way for shipment to ULA’s factory in Decatur, Alabama. “There’s nothing like over 4 minutes of more than half a million pounds of thrust...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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