Aerojet Rocketdyne Begins New SLS Engine Production

The first production nozzle for the RS-25 using the latest fabrication techniques is pictured in the background and will likely fly on NASA’s Artemis V mission.
Credit: Aerojet Rocketdyne
COLORADO SPRINGS—Production of the first all-new and modernized RS-25 engines for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) has begun in Aerojet Rocketdyne’s newly expanded Los Angeles manufacturing facility. The company, which marked completion of the $59 million, 30,000-sq.-ft. Canoga Park site enlargement...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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