solid rocket motors
Adranos, a startup that manufactures solid rocket motors, announced Sept. 8 it opened a fuel-production facility in Indiana.
Northrop Grumman on June 8 confirmed that it received a contract worth more than $2 billion to produce solid rocket boosters for United Launch Alliance.
An orbital launch attempt by Chinese startup iSpace ended in failure early Friday, following two failures last year.
Northrop Grumman is anticipating a $2 billion contract from United Launch Alliance for solid rocket boosters, president and CEO Kathy Warden said April 28.
Adranos, a startup that manufactures solid rocket motors, announced April 26 it has closed a $20 million Series A funding round.
Chinese state-owned entities are developing a growing range of solid rockets to meet growing launch demands and contribute to a wider strategy of making China a fully-fledged space power.
Northrop Grumman announced Jan. 21 it completed a static firing of the strap-on solid booster it developed for United Launch Alliance’s new Vulcan Centaur rocket.
The GEM 63XL motors will fly on ULA's Vulcan Centaur rocket in 2021.
Northrop Grumman developed the GEM 63 rocket motors under a cooperative agreement with United Launch Alliance.
The facility will be able to manufacture motors up to 470 inches long and up to 100 inches in diameter.