J-2X Hot-Fire-Tests First Additive-Manufactured Part

Credit: Guy Norris/AW&ST
Facing even greater budgetary uncertainty than before, Aerojet Rocketdyne is entering a key period of testing in its drive to cut cost from the propulsion element of NASA's heavy-lift Space Launch System (SLS) vehicle. Working closely with the space agency, the newly merged rocket engine company has...

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