NASA: A new approach to managing the engines
In the years since the Apollo program ended, NASA has sought to adapt to the changing needs of its future spacecraft.
It has spent hundreds of millions of dollars to develop the Space Launch System, the Orion spacecraft, the Space Shuttle program and the International Space Station, and recently built a new rocket engine, the BE-4.
The new rocket has a design that has become standard for other rockets.
The engine is called the BE2, named after the initials of the American aerospace engineer James Burnham.
But it has the potential to replace all the engines in the space shuttle fleet.
The BE2 has a larger diameter than the original rocket engine and can fire both conventional and liquid oxygen boosters.
In a video, a BE2 test pilot demonstrates a demonstration of the BE engine at the United Launch Alliance site at Cape Canaveral, Florida.
The rocket has an improved design that will allow it to be used in a larger number of missions.
The main goal of this new engine is to deliver more thrust to the space station and, ultimately, the International Air Transport Association’s next generation of reusable rockets, or R2.
The R2 will be capable of landing and reentering the atmosphere after taking off, which could help with the space agency’s efforts to develop reusable rockets for the International Transport Workers Union.
A new engine that uses a novel combustion process, and the development of a new solid rocket motor, could also provide NASA with more options for delivering payloads to the ISS, and possibly beyond.
“This is the future of the space program,” Mark C. Pugh, president of NASA’s Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, said in a video announcing the BE project.
“We will be able to go into orbit, land on the moon, and eventually, to return to the surface of the moon.
This is the most exciting time in human history.”
The BE3 engine will be used on the first crewed test flight of the Orion crew capsule and on a second test flight, to validate the engine on the International Launch Services-owned Atlas V rocket, which is expected to launch astronauts to the International Spaceport in Houston in 2018.
A BE2 rocket can also launch payloads weighing more than 100 pounds, the amount the International Organization for Standardization requires for the space-tourism industry to meet its own safety standards.
NASA will use the BE3 as a backup for its existing rocket engines and to develop a new one.
The company’s design, designed by Aerojet Rocketdyne and Aerojet’s engine division, is a combination of a liquid-fueled conventional engine and a liquid hydrogen-fuel-filled combustion engine.
The solid-fuel engine can be shut down and restarted to power a reusable spacecraft.
Aerojet has been developing a new combustion engine called the Aerojet BE3 that will use a different combustion process.
“The BE3 is a solid-rocket engine,” said Chris B. White, a professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, who studies rocket propulsion systems.
“It has a solid core with a hollow center and it burns liquid hydrogen to get the thrust.
That’s a pretty unique concept.
The other part of the engine is a gas turbine, which converts that hydrogen into steam.
And then you have the solid core that drives the engine.”
Aerojet, which began working on the BE engines more than 20 years ago, has worked on solid-propellant engines for rockets for more than a decade.
It is the only firm to have built two of the engines used on NASA’s space shuttle, the Atlantis and Columbia.
The Atlantis was the first of the commercial crewed missions to the orbiter.
It also is the first commercial rocket to fly the ISS.
AeroJet has also worked on a number of other rockets, including the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
A recent report by AeroJet concluded that the BE technology could also help improve the Orion capsule and its crewed crew capsule.
But NASA will likely need to develop its own BE engine, or develop its alternative, before a BE3 rocket can be used.
The U.S. military has been using a similar engine for years, and it is now widely considered to be the most reliable in the world.
Aero, however, said it will need to find a new engine for its Orion capsule.
It would take a year to develop, test and test-launch the BE1 engine and the BE 2 engine, said Michael J. Mearns, president and CEO of Aerojet.
The first flight of an BE2 engine could occur as soon as 2020, Mearmans said.
But the BE4 engine is currently scheduled for a test flight later this year, and NASA is likely to need more time to evaluate the BE system.