Alliant Techsystems (ATK) and Astrium (EADSY.PK) are teaming up to propose the development of a...

|By:, SA News Editor

Alliant Techsystems (ATK) and Astrium (EADSY.PK) are teaming up to propose the development of a 300-foot rocket that could be a game-changer for the government's space ambitions. It would also be a boost to both companies. But the initiative faces high political and financial hurdles, and there's plenty of competition from rivals.