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50 Years of PWR Engines 1594 Launches Note: An additional 17 Titan IV launches included Centaur-T upper stages powered by PWR RL10 engines Atlas Saturn Saturn Space Delta Atlas Delta Redstone Navaho Jupiter Thor I/II I/1B V Shuttle I/II/III III/V IV 85 11 46 380 568 19 13 122 323 19 8 Last updated: 14 March 2008 ACTIVE
Global Launch Market DoD 12% NASA 11% Commercial 3% Limited Opportunities For Growth In This Market
The Propulsion Market Today Low Growth Low Margin Low Production Rates Uncertain Funding High Risk
Why we’re enthused … We’re going back ! The Challenge of Doing what’s Hard Knowing we must be perfect The Feeling of Success
The US Launch Industry – A Partnership The US Government must lead to ensure the health of the US Launch Industry But Industry must also do its part: