Shuttle News: May 2006 Archives

NASA MSFC Solicitation: Space Shuttle's Booster Separation Motors (BSM's)

"NASA plans to issue a non-competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) to ATK Thiokol Inc., ATK Launch Systems Group for the completion of qualification and the production of Space Shuttles Booster Separation Motors (BSMs) required for the remainder of the Space Shuttle Program. No other supplies or services will satisfy Agency requirements."

Inside the PRCB

Tanking Test showdown revealed,

"The pros and cons of carrying out a Tanking Test ahead of STS-121 have been revealed in a MSFC document. The fascinating document, written by NASA/MSFC's Robert Champion, was presented to last week's PRCB (Program Requirements Control Board) - and was responsible for ending any possibility of carrying out the cryo-loading of ET-119, which had been pencilled in for June 1."



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