Aerojet receives space propulsion technology research contract

  • 26-Apr-2010 03:03 EDT

NASA Glenn Research Center awarded Aerojet a five-year contract to provide NASA with its space propulsion system technologies, including cryogenic and electric propulsion for spacecraft. Aerojet is one of five companies to be awarded a contract—potentially worth up to $50 million—to support NASA’s research and technology activities. A key to Aerojet’s award was forming a team that was capable of meeting diverse NASA needs. Members of the Aerojet team include: Ball Aerospace, Boeing, Florida Turbine Technologies, Gray Research, Lockheed Martin, and United Launch Alliance. Key small business team members include: Alphaport, Easi, ElectroDynamic Applications Inc., and IN-Space LLC.

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