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Successful Test Demonstrates Aerojet Rocketdyne Arkansas Site Ready to Produce Large Solid Rocket Motors

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CAMDEN, Ark., Sept. 22, 2021 – Aerojet Rocketdyne recently conducted a solid rocket motor test firing that demonstrated the successful transition of large solid rocket motor mix, cast and test operations from Sacramento, California, to its Camden, Arkansas, site. “Aerojet Rocketdyne continues to advance its decades of work delivering large solid rocket motors, leveraging new facilities…

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Transcript: Space4U podcast, Jay Chattaway

Hi, this is Rich Cooper with Space Foundation and this is the Space4U podcast — conversations with the men and women who make today’s space community what it is: A big, bold, adventurous place where creativity and energy are all around. I’m joined today by Jay Chattaway, who is an Emmy award-winning composer, having been…

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Built by SNC, Largest Structure Ever Launched for Unmanned Mission Wraps Successful On-Orbit Research Operation for AFRL

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Sept. 21, 2021) – Global aerospace and national security company Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) concluded a successful two-year on-orbit research mission for U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The mission utilized SNC’s Demonstration and Science Experiments (DSX) spacecraft in Medium Earth Orbit (MEO), and resulted in research and technologies that advance potential future deployment…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Awarded NASA Contract for Orion Spacecraft Main Engine

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LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 21, 2021 – NASA has selected Aerojet Rocketdyne to build the Orion Main Engine (OME), the primary propulsion element for NASA’s Orion spacecraft that will be used to explore deep space. Under the contract, which runs through 2032, Aerojet Rocketdyne will deliver up to 20 new OME engines for use on future Artemis…

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Space Foundation To Present In-Person and Virtual ‘Small Steps, Giant Leap’ Educational Program Episode

Includes Reading of Mark Kelly’s ‘Mousetronaut’ Book, Plus Related Activities COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 22, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, offering a gateway to information, education and collaboration for the global space ecosystem, today announced the latest episode in its Small Steps, Giant Leap: STEM Adventures for Little…

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Shelli Brunswick Interview with Christina Korp, Co-Founder, SPACE for a Better World, and President, Purpose Entertainment

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Hello and welcome to another Space Foundation Space Commerce Entrepreneurial Interview. I’m Shelli Brunswick, the Chief Operating Officer at Space Foundation. Today, I have the privilege to talk with Christina Korp. She is an astronaut manager, space advisor, the co-founder of Space for a Better World and president of Purpose Entertainment. Well Christina, you have…

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Lee Steinke Interview with Dr. Nyein Aung, Senior Design Researcher, Monash University

Lee Steinke Interview with Rabi Boundi, Founder, Space Impulse

Space Foundation COO Presented with Global AeroTime Aviation Achievement Award for Gender and Diversity Advocacy

Shelli Brunswick recognized for work toward space industry gender equality Award presented by AeroTime Global Chief Executive Richard Stephenson, OBE The award has been presented to just 25 people across five continents  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 15, 2021 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today…

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Biweekly Washington, D.C., Update for the Week Ending September 10, 2021

The 36th annual Space Symposium took place in Colorado Springs and on the virtual Symposium 365 platform from August 23-26. Thousands of individuals participated in the in-person programming and more joined us virtually. Thank you to all of our distinguished speakers, sponsors and industry partners, exhibition participants, and attendees. Rosh Hashanah began earlier this week,…

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