spacetoday.net: space news from around the webin association with SpaceNews

AD: H2M 2015

Rocketdyne to lay off 100
Posted: Fri, Nov 9, 2012, 5:53 AM ET (1053 GMT)
Rocket engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne announced this week it was laying off 100 people because of uncertainty in the space industry. About three-quarters of the layoffs are taking place at two facilities in southern California. Rocketdyne cited the "uncertain future of the space industry and current economic conditions" as the reasons for the layoffs. Rocketdyne, which manufactured the Space Shuttle Maine Engine and builds the RS-68 engine for the Delta 4, is in the process of being sold to GenCorp, the parent company of rival engine manufacturer Aerojet.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
Indian launches navigation satellite
Posted: Mon, Mar 30 7:24 AM ET (1124 GMT)

Soyuz launches Galileo navigation satellites
Posted: Sat, Mar 28 6:55 AM ET (1055 GMT)

New crew arrives at ISS
Posted: Sat, Mar 28 6:45 AM ET (1045 GMT)

news links
Monday, March 30
Coming Soon: Interplanetary Broadband
Air & Space — 7:56 pm ET (2356 GMT)
Earthlike ‘Star Wars’ Tatooines may be common
Univ. of Utah — 7:54 pm ET (2354 GMT)
Saturn Spacecraft Returns to the Realm of Icy Moons
NASA/JPL — 7:52 pm ET (2352 GMT)


about spacetoday.net   ·   info@spacetoday.net   ·   mailing list