Tory Bruno shares video of ULA’s Vulcan rocket thrust structure before testing

CEO of United Launch Alliance Tory Bruno has shared a timelapse of a key piece of ULA’s Vulcan rocket as it gets ready to start testing.

The video shows the thrust structure of the Vulcan rocket being assembled and prepared for tests by Dynetics. This structure is designed to handle the force that Blue Origin’s two BE-4 engines produce into the rest of the rocket. This is an integral part of making sure this rocket gets to space.

ULA’s Vulcan Centaur will be the company’s next-generation rocket. Vulcan is capable enough to replace both of the company’s heritage Atlas and Delta rockets that have their roots back to the beginning of the space race. While Vulcan was supposed to have its first launch this year, it is likely to debut in the beginning of 2022.

Want to help support Space Explored?

Shop on Amazon to support Space Explored writers.

Directly support Seth by becoming a member of their Patreon.

Enjoy reading Space Explored?

Help others find us by following in Apple News and Google News. Be sure to check us out on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, join our Discord, join the discussion on our Reddit, and don’t forget the Space Explored podcast!

FTC: Space Explored is reader supported, we may earn income on affiliate links

Show More Comments