Taurus II engines tested at NASA Stennis

Orbital Sciences and NASA have been testing the AJ26 engines (revamped NK-33 Russian engines) at the Stennis testing facility in Mississippi: NASA Moves Forward In Commercial Rocket Engine Testing – NASA.

The engines will be used to power the first stage of Orbital’s Taurus II vehicle, which will be used to deliver cargo to the ISS. Here is a video of a recent 55 second test firing: AJ26 Rocket Engine Test – NASA Video Gallery –

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