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2010-12-21 15:36:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed another major subassembly for NASA's first J-2X rocket engine.

2010-12-13 13:32:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a contract worth approximately $622,000 to conduct systems analysis and trade studies for heavy-lift launch vehicle system concepts, propulsion technologies and affordability.

2010-12-06 11:20:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The current issue of Popular Science magazine honors Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and its partners for achieving major advances in aerospace technology with the Mach 6-capable X-51A WaveRider vehicle.

2010-11-21 17:47:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Nov. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost a classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

2010-11-09 11:35:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a $1.35 million contract to develop improved computational tools to better predict combustion stability of hydrocarbon-fueled liquid rocket engines.

2010-11-09 11:34:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a $2.35 million contract to perform risk-reduction tests on key components of the Third Generation Reusable Booster (3GRB) rocket engine design.

2010-10-19 13:16:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a contract, with a value up to $1 million, to design an engine for the Transformer (TX), a vertical take-off and landing, road-worthy concept study vehicle.

2010-10-18 16:40:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne received the 2010 Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

2010-10-13 11:22:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne received a $60.3 million contract from NASA to provide continued Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) pre-launch, launch and post-launch support through March 31, 2011.


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