Stennis Image Retrieval System

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Title: AJ26 engine test
Category: Propulsion
Photo Number: SSC-2011-02384
Photo Date: 12/15/2011
Keywords: AJ26 engine; E-1 Test Stand; Orbital Sciences Corporation; commercial rocket engine
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Description: Stennis Space Center test-fired Aerojet AJ26 flight engine No. 8 on Dec. 15, continuing a commercial partnership with Orbital Services Corporation. Orbital has partnered with NASA to provide commercial cargo flights to the International Space Station. The AJ26 engines tested at Stennis will power the company's Taurus II space launch vehicle on the flights.

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Responsible NASA Official: Paul Foerman