Aerojet Rocketdyne faces the possible loss of most of its business


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In the heat of competition: Because of a combination of increased competition, launch failures, political decisions, and quality control questions, the rocket company Aerojet Rocketdyne could lose almost all of its rocket customers in the next few years.

Link fixed! (Once again caused by trying to post while sitting in the passenger seat of the car and typing on a tiny tablet.)

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  • mpthompson

    Robert, looks to be a broken link.

  • Fixed. Thanks for letting me know.

  • Kelly Starks

    Nothing in the linked to article suggests AeroJet could lose most of its business? Hell even the accident was with a old Russian engine they just refurbish and remarket?

    If they were in trouble it could be bad. They’re about the only folks left in the business in the US. Market was so bad everyone else closed or sold out. (Just like most of aerospace in the US.) Orbital technologies hoped they could leverage DreamChaser and SNC financial support to get into that market.

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