Orbital likely to discontinue using Russian rocket engine

Washington DC (RIA Novosti) Nov 06, 2014

The US manufacturer of fallen unmanned cargo spacecraft Antares is likely to discontinue using the Russian rocket engine that it believes to be the cause of the vehicle launch crash in October, according to press release issued Wednesday.

“Preliminary evidence and analysis conducted to date points to a probable turbopump-related failure in one of the two Aerojet Rocketdyne AJ26 stage one m —> Read More Here


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