Sun, Aug 14, 2011
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of
the Day usually derives from current news, though we reserve the
right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing on the
day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"Our Aerojet/FTT team has developed the key analytical
capability and technologies required for a next generation upper
stage rocket engine. We've demonstrated and validated the models
and technologies that will ensure an affordable program and much
shorter development schedule than previously possible... An
upper stage engine turbopump like this hasn't been successfully
developed in decades."
Source: Linda Cova, executive director,
Pump-Fed Engine Development programs at Aerojet, following
the successful test of a state-of-the-art Upper Stage
Engine Technology (USET) Hydrogen Turbopump Assembly (TPA) at the
Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Edwards Air Force Base,
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