Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tests 3D-printed propulsion system

Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed the hot-fire test of its 3D-printed MPS-120 CubeSat high-impulse adaptable modular propulsion system.

Carried out in Redmond, Washington, MPS-120 testing showed the required throughput on the engine for more than five times and several expulsions on the propellant tank, according to Aerojet.

Said to be the company’s first 3D-printed hydrazine integrated propulsion system, the MPS-120 features four miniature rocket engines, feed system components, a 3D-printed titanium piston, and propellant and pressurant tanks.

Read more at: http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsaerojet-rocketdyne-successfully-tests-3d-printed-propulsion-system-4471565

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