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RL10 Upper Stage Engine Failure Linked To Fuel Leak
December 12, 2012
Investigators have found that a fuel leak was to blame for a malfunction in the Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne RL10 upper stage engine during the Oct. 8 launch of a Global Positioning System satellite aboard a Delta IV rocket. Despite diminished thrust in the upper stage, the third Boeing GPS IIF...
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