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Decent Propulsion System engine mockup's helium injector valve ID plate. It reads

A Division of North American Aviation, Inc.
Part Name: Hel. Inj. Valve
Part No.: 557720
Sys.: Oxid.
Ser.: [blank]
Mod. No.: SE-10
Rating: 225 PSI
Insp: [blank]
Cust. Part No.: [blank]

Rocketdyne's entrant in the DPS engine competition used helium injection to accomplish deep throttling, giving additional evidence that this is likely a mockup Rocketdyne's version of the DPS engine.

Time picture taken Sun Nov 8 11:47:58 2009
Location picture taken Lobby of "Old" Entrance
U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Huntsville, AL
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