U.S. government launch services provider United Launch Alliance (ULA) is expected to choose an engine supplier within the next year for its next-generation Vulcan launch vehicle, a decision that could reshape the U.S. rocket propulsion industry. Meanwhile SpaceX, the company that lit the competitive fire under ULA by winning the right to launch U.S. government payloads with its lower-cost Falcon 9, is looking to rebound from a September launchpad accident that destroyed its ...

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