Pitches, press conferences and panel presentations at the annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs heralded a dramatic shift in launch hardware, as the spacefaring nations of the world prepare new rockets for peaceful and not-so-peaceful access to orbit and beyond. The Pentagon’s deep pockets are fueling a stiff competition for the U.S. national security launch business. Orbital ATK is introducing a new launcher, as Aerojet Rocketdyne (AJR) and newcomer Blue Origin slug it out for ...

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