Aerojet Rocketdyne News

Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2017

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., Oct. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), test-fired its RS-25 engine, E2063, for 500 seconds today at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. This is the second RS-25 engine Aerojet Rocketdyne has tested for NASA's second Exploration Mission (EM-2).

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), announced today that its propulsion systems for Raytheon's Standard Missile-3 Block IB (SM-3 IB) guided missile supported a NATO-led multinational naval operation off the northwest Scottish coast.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), successfully supported the launch of a classified payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. The mission, known as NROL-52, was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket.

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., Oct. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), announces the four RS-25 engines slated to fly on Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1), the maiden flight of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS), are ready for integration with the rocket's core stage.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), has entered into an agreement with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop and ground test an innovative propulsion system under the agency's Advanced Full Range Engine (AFRE) program.

Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2016

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A payload of six lithium-ion batteries, designed and developed by Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), has been delivered to the International Space Station to give astronauts the power they need to continue important research aboard the station.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), played a major role in successfully launching and placing the eighth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-8) spacecraft into orbit for the U.S. military.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), has signed a cooperative agreement with the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) of the U.S.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 19, 2016 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), successfully supported the launch of the next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series (GOES-R) for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), successfully supported the launch of WorldView-4, DigitalGlobe's newest high-accuracy, high-resolution imaging satellite. The mission was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket today.

Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2015

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, Dec 23, 2015 – European Space Propulsion (ESP), a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), successfully completed testing of a five-kilowatt Hall Thruster with a Power Processing Unit (PPU) supplied by Thales Alenia Space (TAS) Belgium.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., December 22, 2015 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), has been selected for a public-private partnership with NASA to mature the design of the 1-Newton GR-1 monopropellant thruster, which uses a green propellant known as AF-M315E.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 17, 2015 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), announced it completed a key design milestone for its AR1 rocket engine this week.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 6, 2015 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), helped propel the Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo spacecraft today on its fourth operational cargo delivery flight, transporting supplies and materials to the International Space Station (ISS).

Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, has successfully completed a hot-fire test of its MPS-120™ CubeSat High-Impulse Adaptable Modular Propulsion System™ (CHAMPS™).

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2014 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, played a major role to successfully place a classified payload into orbit for the U.S. government with the inaugural launch of an RL10C-1 upper-stage engine.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2014 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, played a critical role in NASA’s Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) – the first step toward human exploration of destinations in deep space such as an asteroid and Mars.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two key programs at Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, were recognized for outstanding performance at the 2014 Aviation Week Program Excellence Awards banquet, held in conjunction with Aviation Week's annual Aerospace & Defense Conference on Nov. 19 and 20, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2013Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp company (NYSE:GY), announced today that it completed development testing of a flight-like Launch Abort Engine (LAE) for an innovative "pusher" launch abort system on The Boeing Company's CST-100 spacecraft.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 6, 2013 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, continued its role as a major propulsion supplier to the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle Program by successfully placing a classified payload into orbit for the U.S. government.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2013 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has been awarded a contract under the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center Propulsion Applications Program (PAP) to demonstrate a Medium Class Stage III motor with propulsion technologies that are applicable to multiple future common strategic propulsion systems.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, played a major role in successfully placing NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft on its journey to determine how the loss of atmospheric gas may have changed the Martian climate over time.

Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, announced today the recent signing of a multi-year master agreement with Storeroom Solutions, Inc. (SSI) to deploy a flexible, integrated supply chain service model for all maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) material requirements across the enterprise.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its rockets and thrusters were instrumental in today’s launch of the U.S. Air Force’s orbital test vehicle.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 6, 2012 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced at its leadership training event on Wednesday, Dec. 5, that more than 120 Aerojet executives and managers from around the country assembled dozens of care packages for U.S. troops as part of a team building exercise.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that Technical Principal Dr. Gary Luke was presented with the R.B. Young Technical Innovation Award at an award ceremony held Monday night, Dec. 3, in Luke’s honor.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2012 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today the signing of a multi-year master agreement with Arrow Electronics. The agreement covers procurement of approximately 65 percent of Aerojet’s electronic component requirements.

Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 21, 2011 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its Sacramento, Calif. headquarters has once again achieved one million man hours without a lost-time injury.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 2, 2011 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that Carlton Brewer has been appointed as site executive for its Huntsville, Ala. location.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its new scalable effects warhead was successfully demonstrated on Lockheed Martin’s Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System-Plus (GMLRS+) rocket today during a flight test at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 28, 2011 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has successfully completed a major milestone in the development of a ground demonstrator for the Next Generation Engine (NGE) program. Aerojet, along with its partner Florida Turbine Technologies, Inc.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 26, 2011 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, helped launch a new era of planetary exploration by providing propulsion for NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission that lifted off today on a scientific endeavor to the red planet.

Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2010

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 23, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, celebrates NASA’s recent announcement that Voyager 1 has reached a point at the edge of our solar system where there is no outward motion of solar wind.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that over the next few months it will expand its presence in the Huntsville community by hiring 25 local engineers.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, congratulates Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on the successful launch of the MICHIBIKI satellite aboard the H-2A launch vehicle out of the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it shipped the last F-22 Raptor forward boom to The Boeing Company in Seattle, Wash. This completed the 10th lot of a procurement that spanned 17 years in support of the Boeing/Lockheed Martin/U.S. Air Force team.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 22, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its high-power Hall Thruster Propulsion System (HTPS) has successfully initiated operation on the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) Space Vehicle #1 (SV#1) that was launched on an Atlas V rocket on Aug.14.

 

 

 

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