Aerojet Gets $18M To Advance Electric-propulsion Work

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Aerojet Rocketdyne has received a NASA contract to continue work on an electric-propulsion system. The $18 million award from NASA’s Glenn Research Center covers development of the NASA Evolutionary Xenon Thruster-Commercial (NEXT-C) electric-propulsion system. The contract covers work to complete development of NEXT-C and deliver two complete flight systems to NASA.