United Launch Alliance (ULA) CEO Tory Bruno says he has no plans to let anyone else build the Atlas V rocket, despite the company’s stated plans to retire the vehicle early in the next decade. A team of Aerojet Rocketdyne, Dynetics and Schafer has been exploring the possibility of keeping the workhorse launch vehicle alive with the new AR1 propulsion system in development by Aerojet as a replacement for the Russian RD-180 engine currently used by the rocket. The trio has requested ...

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