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Title: AJ26 engine test
Category: Propulsion
Photo Number: SSC-2011-01867
Photo Date: 09/28/2011
Keywords: AJ26 engine; E-1 Test Stand; Orbital Sciences Corporation; commercial rocket engine
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Description: NASA conducted a Sept. 28 test of an Aerojet AJ26 flight engine that will power the first stage of Orbital Sciences Corporation's Taurus II space launch vehicle, continuing progress in a key commercial space transport partnership. Orbital is scheduled to begin commercial cargo flights to the International Space Station in 2012.

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