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It Came From HARCSpace

Published by Robin on Thu Jan 27, 2005 7:35 pm
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chabot image Orion Propulsion is a small, innovative, and aggressive company that is accustomed to working with small budgets and fast timelines. The Orion Propulsion Team consists of propulsion specialists with over 15 years combined experience.

Orion Propulsion’s design philosophy combines traditional propulsion design with innovative engineering. We strive to stay on the cutting-edge of advances in engineering, materials, fabrication, and testing resulting in the ability to offer affordable, alternative propulsion solutions. The Orion Propulsion team has been involved in the design, fabrication, and testing of propulsion systems, GSE, and test rigs for over a decade. Our disciplined management and technical team is committed to achieving effective results that exceed our customers’ expectations.

The President of Orion Propulsion, Tim Pickens, has over a decade of experience in the aerospace industry. He has worked for several small aerospace start-ups before launching his own company. He was a co-founder and team leader of the High Altitude Research Corporation (HARC) X-Prize team, and was the lead propulsion developer for Burt Rutan on SpaceShipOne (Scaled Composites, LLC).

Tim’s experience includes the design, construction, and testing of liquid rocket motors, hybrid rocket motors, and solid rocket motors.

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