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Arian 5 rocket engine LOx Turbopump: the hart of the rocket. It can be seem: two turbine wheels and the pump rotor.

Arian 5 rocket engine LOx Turbopump: the hart of the rocket. It can be seem: two turbine wheels and the pump rotor.

SpaceX's manned Dragon space capsule is a private spacecraft designed to carry seven astronauts on missions to and from low-Earth orbit. The Dragon spacecraft is a gumdrop-shaped capsule powered by two solar arrays. It is a crewed version of the robotic Dragon spacecraft developed by SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies) of Hawthorne, Calif.

Big Safety Tests Loom for SpaceX's Manned Dragon Space Capsule Details of SpaceX's Dragon manned spacecraft.

Comparisons... Rocket Power

Comparisons... Rocket Power

J-2X — Back in the Saddle Again.  The J-2X engine — built by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne of Canoga Park, Calif. — will power the upper stage of NASA’s Space Launch System, managed at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. The new heavy-lift rocket system will launch the Orion spacecraft and enable humans to explore new destinations beyond low Earth orbit.

A power pack assembly burns brightly during a hot fire test Nov. 27 at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Engineers pulled the assembly from the test stand in September to inst

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Rocket Power --- GO!

Aerojet Rocketdyne technicians put the final touches on the 16th engine for the RS-25 program.

Acoustic Testing Wrapping Up for Space Launch System

NASA’s Space Launch System, America’s new deep space exploration rocket, has a new addition to the family with the completed assembly of Engine

x-38 program patch

x-38 program patch

Titan IV In service since 1989, this U.S. launcher serves, in particular, to launch large military satellites.						  						  						Ariane IV   						  						European Space Agency launcher; in service from 1989 to 1997.						  						  						Saturn V   						  						In service from 1967 to 1973, the most powerful rocket ever built served to launch the Apollo missions; the only launcher never to have failed.						  						  						Delta II   						  						In service since 1989, this highly…

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NASA | 3D Digitizing of the X-38 Space Vehicle

NASA Digitizing of the Space Vehicle In the NASA started to develop the Autonom Crew Return Vehicle NASA started to develop the Autonom Crew Return Vehicle This vehicle

The X-38, a research vehicle built to help develop technology for an emergency Crew Return Vehicle (CRV) for the International Space Station, descends under its steerable parachute during a July 1999 test flight at the Dryden Flight Research Centre, Edwards AFB, California. It was the fourth free flight of the test vehicles in the X-38 programme, and the second free flight test of Vehicle 132 or Ship 2. The goal of this flight was to release the vehicle from a higher altitude -- 31,500 feet…

ISS Crew Return Vehicle - Crew Return Vehicle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

NASA's Wingless Flight: The Lifting Body Story (Annotated & Illustrated) (NASA History Series) by R. Dale Reed. $5.09. Publisher: Cia Publishing (February 20, 2013)

NASA's Wingless Flight: The Lifting Body Story (Annotated & Illustrated) (NASA History Series) by R. Dale Reed. $5.09. Publisher: Cia Publishing (February 20, 2013)

SNCs Hybrid Rocket Engines Power SpaceShipTwo on its First Powered Flight Test

Scaled Composites has since teamed up with Virgin Galactic on SpaceShipTwo, shown here attached to new mothership WhiteKnightTwo. Virgin Galactic plans to use the system to carry paying passengers into space.

World’s Most Powerful Solid Booster Set for Space Launch System Test Firing on March 11 by Ken Kremer on March 7, 2015

World's Most Powerful Booster Set For Space Launch System Test Firing - Orbital ATK's five segment rocket motor is assembled in its Promontory, Utah test stand where it is being conditioned for the March ground test.

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