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Space Launch System
2014-08-10 02:00:17

As progress continues on NASA's new rocket, the Space Launch System, the solid rocket boosters team successfully completed its critical design review Aug. 6. This is an important milestone for the program, as it verifies the boosters are ready to move forward with qualification testing.

2013-12-11 23:22:11

The Youth Booster Seat Comparison Chart published on EliteCarSeats.com has been recently updated, announces the leading online provider of children’s and youth protective car seats.

2013-02-15 08:11:01

NASA has selected Aerojet of Sacramento, Calif., for a $23.3 million contract to develop engineering demonstrations and risk reduction concepts for future advanced boosters for the agency's Space Launch System (SLS).

2012-10-02 08:41:03

NASA has awarded three contracts totaling $137.3 million to improve the affordability, reliability and performance of an advanced booster for the Space Launch System (SLS).

Space Launch System Advanced Booster Proposals Selected By NASA
2012-07-15 07:32:54

NASA reports that it has selected six proposals to improve the cost, dependability and performance of an advanced booster for the Space Launch System, a heavy-lift rocket that will provide an entirely new capability for human exploration beyond low Earth orbit.

Ariane 5 Booster Undergoes Test Fire
2012-05-26 03:00:24

An Ariane 5 solid-propellant booster was test-fired on Thursday, May 24 at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana to help improve the reliability of Europe’s heavy launcher.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.