First Stage Contract for Ares Rocket Awarded

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NASA has just signed a 1.8 billion dollar contract to Alliant Techsystems (also known as ATK) for the first stages of the Ares I and Ares V rockets. The contract includes the delivery of 5 ground static test motors, 2 ground vibration test, and 4 flight test stages.

Press release here 

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2 Responses to First Stage Contract for Ares Rocket Awarded

  1. Yatrik says:

    Finally!

    They were way over their due date on that…one step closer to the moon!

  2. R2K says:

    ATK eh? What else have they built?

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