Northrop Probes Nozzle Breakup During Omega Test

Credit: Northrop Grumman
CAPE CANAVERAL—Northrop Grumman said a May 30 static test fire of a solid-fuel Castor 600 rocket motor that will serve as the first stage of its Omega booster was a success despite the breakup of what appeared to be a large section of the aft nozzle at the end of the two-minute burn. “It appears...

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