Orbital Test Fires First Stage Engine For Taurus II Rocket

Dulles VA (SPX) Dec 21, 2010 Orbital Sciences has announced that it successfully carried out a long-duration test firing of the liquid-fueled AJ26 rocket engine that will power the first stage of the company’s Taurus II space launch vehicle. In a test conducted on Friday, December 17 at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, Orbital and its engine supplier Aerojet, a unit of GenCorp, oversaw a test of the AJ26 en

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