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2011-04-18 16:13:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing Company has selected Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne to help mature the design of its Service Module and integrated Launch Abort propulsion system for the Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft.

2011-04-15 01:47:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today demonstrated its continued support of national security by helping to boost into orbit a spacecraft for the U.S. government.

2011-03-14 14:39:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests of the Bantam demonstration engine for an innovative "pusher" launch abort system on The Boeing Company's CST-100 spacecraft.

2011-03-11 18:29:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In another display of its commitment to national security, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today successfully helped boost a satellite for the U.S. government from Cape Canaveral Air Force station, Fla.

2011-03-08 13:58:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed a series of Hardware Acceptance Reviews on the first RS-68A production rocket engine, validating the world's most powerful hydrogen-fueled engine is ready to power a heavy-lift vehicle into space in support of national security.

2011-03-05 17:16:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost into orbit the U.S. military's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, demonstrating its continued support for the nation's long-term goals of affordable, responsive and routine space exploration.

2011-02-23 08:00:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is among seven nominees competing for one of the most prestigious awards in aerospace, the National Aeronautic Association's (NAA) Robert J. Collier Trophy.

2011-01-20 15:50:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost a government satellite for the U.S. Government, demonstrating its heavy-lift capabilities and continued support of national security.

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2010-12-23 07:40:30

NASA and Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne have successfully completed the heart of the J-2X upper stage rocket engine -- the turbomachinery assemblies -- for the first development engine off the production line.


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