Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes NextSTEP Appendix C Study

SACRAMENTO, Calif., August 29, 2018– Aerojet Rocketdyne and Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) recently completed a 120-day Power and Propulsion Element (PPE) study for NASA’s Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships-2 (NextSTEP-2).

Aerojet Rocketdyne Successfully Demonstrates Advanced Electric Propulsion Capabilities for Future Space Exploration

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully completed its early systems integration test for NASA’s Advanced Electric Propulsion System (AEPS) program, a next-generation propulsion capability that will further enable deep space missions.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Powers OSIRIS-REx’s Approach of Asteroid Bennu

REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Powered by Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion, OSIRIS-REx’s long-awaited approach of Asteroid Bennu has officially begun. With the asteroid now in sight, the spacecraft’s onboard thrusters will begin to conduct a number of approach maneuvers to match Bennu’s orbital velocity to prepare for arrival on Dec. 3.

GEOStar-3 Mission Success Enabled by Aerojet Rocketdyne XR-5 Hall Thruster System

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne and Northrop Grumman together recently achieved a significant milestone with the successful completion of electric propulsion orbit acquisition operations on the Al Yah 3 GEOStar-3 spacecraft.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Expands Solid Rocket Motor Center of Excellence at Arkansas Facility

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a leader in the development and manufacture of aerospace and defense products, announced today plans to expand its Southern Arkansas facility near Camden, where the company manufactures solid rocket motors and warheads critical to national defense.