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Blue Origin launches construction of $200M Alabama rocket engine plant

United Launch Alliance

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Space flight company Blue Origin this morning kicked off construction on a $200 million plant in Huntsville that will produce the BE-4 rocket engine for future national security and other missions. The 200,000-square-foot facility will be built on 46 acres at the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

ULA selects Blue Origin engines for Vulcan rocket in boost for Alabama

United Launch Alliance

United Launch Alliance announced today that it has selected Blue Origin’s BE-4 engine to power ULA’s next-generation Vulcan Centaur rocket, a development that boosts to Alabama’s growing aerospace industry and extends the state’s leadership position in rocketry. ULA, which produces Atlas V and Delta...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Dynetics kicks off project to build Alabama rocket test facility

United Launch Alliance

DECATUR, Alabama – Huntsville-based Dynetics Inc. today officially launched a project to build a three-building complex in Alabama to support the development and testing of large rocket components. Leaders of Dynetics joined state and local officials at a groundbreaking ceremony this morning at 60...

Written by Jerry Underwood

United Launch Alliance Alabama factory turns rocket science into rockets (update)

United Launch Alliance

DECATUR, Alabama – Inside the United Launch Alliance Alabama factory, rocket science powers to life as workers assemble the giant Atlas and Delta launch vehicles that thrust critical satellites aloft and blast probes into deep space. The sprawling, one-of-a-kind plant tucked away on an...

Written by Jerry Underwood

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