Wednesday, August 10, 2016

SSC key in next gen engines quest

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss. -- NASA's rocket engine test facility in South Mississippi has become a battleground in the contest to replace Russian-built engines used for government launches. SpaceX and Aerojet Rocketdyne, two of the four companies competing to develop engines to replace the RD-180, both have chosen to use Stennis Space Center to develop the crucial engines. (Source: GCRL Aerospace Newsletter, article, 08/09/16)