Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2009

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced its key role in today's successful launch of United Launch Alliance's Atlas V rocket carrying the Intelsat-14 commercial communications satellite. The launch services by ULA were performed on behalf of Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2009 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its engines have supported STS-129’s on-orbit operations and docking to the International Space Station (ISS). Atlantis lifted off Monday from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 16, 2009 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, under contract to the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), recently completed ground testing of an advanced Scramjet (supersonic combustion ramjet) engine combustor demonstrating a new thermal management approach.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has been awarded a NASA MSFC contract to continue the innovative multi-circuit liquid oxygen/liquid hydrogen injector development. This funding is part of the Propulsion and Cryogenic Advanced Development (PCAD) project of the Exploration Technology Development Program (ETDP).

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 28, 2009 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that today the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force achieved its second ballistic missile intercept using a Raytheon Company Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IA missile.

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