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Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tests 3D-printed thrust chamber

June 13th, 2018 by

Aerojet Rocketdyne said it recently achieved a significant milestone by successfully completing a series of hot-fire tests of an advanced, next-generation RL10 engine thrust chamber design that was built almost entirely using additive manufacturing; commonly known as 3-D printing.

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Galileo satellites pass fit check for Ariane 5 launch

June 13th, 2018 by

The four Galileo satellites for Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 mission at the service of Europe’s navigation system are coming together in their flight configuration, while parallel preparations continue with the mission’s heavy-lift launcher.

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Harris delivers environmental monitoring sensor for GOSAT-2

June 13th, 2018 by

Harris Corporation has delivered an environmental monitoring sensor for the Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite-2 (GOSAT-2), which will significantly enhance Japan’s ability to monitor greenhouse gases from space.

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Opportunity rover hit by massive Martian dust storm

June 13th, 2018 by

NASA engineers attempted to contact the Opportunity rover today but did not hear back from the nearly 15-year old rover.

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