Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Wins NASA Contract for HLV Study

PRATT & WHITNEY ROCKETDYNE PRESS RELEASE Dec. 13, 2010

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.  Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.

“As a provider of human-rated rocket engine technology with decades of proven success, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is honored to help NASA evaluate heavy-lift launch vehicle concepts and propulsion technologies for affordability and sustainability – aspects essential for future space exploration missions,” said Jim Maser, president, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne.

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