Rocket power

  • 30-Jun-2008 08:41 EDT

NASA awarded a contract modification valued at $812.5 million to ATK Launch Systems Inc., of Brigham City, UT, for continued delivery of space shuttle reusable solid rocket motors. The modification changes the current contract to align production to launch schedule requirements through Sept. 30, 2010. ATK will produce and refurbish flight and ground-test reusable solid rocket motors for the space shuttle program on this cost-plus-award fee contract, which was awarded in October 1998. Work will be performed at the contractor’s plants in Brigham City and Clearfield, UT, along with facilities at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL, and NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, FL.

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