RS-25 Engine Tests Modernization Upgrades

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With NASA Administrator James “Jim” Bridenstine in attendance, Aerojet Rocketdyne marked a significant milestone in efforts to reduce costs on the RS-25 engine that powers NASA’s new rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), today at NASA’s Stennis Space Center.

On Parker Solar Probe, NASA Leaves the Driving to Aerojet Rocketdyne

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Aug. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With a big assist from Aerojet Rocketdyne, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is now on its way to humankind’s closest encounter ever with a star – in this case our solar system’s sun.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivers Power Generator for Mars 2020 Rover

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, in collaboration with Teledyne, recently delivered the electrical power generator for NASA’s Mars 2020 rover to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Idaho National Laboratory (INL), where it will be fueled, tested and readied for flight.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Boosters Complete Simulated Air-Launch Tests

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne’s advanced tactical booster program recently completed two successful hot-fire tests of a motor that had been conditioned to mimic extreme cold- and hot-soak conditions for air-launch application. The tests took place at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Edwards Air Force Base in California.

Jim Maser Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne as Senior Vice President, Space Business Unit

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne announced today that Jim Maser will join the company on Aug. 13 as senior vice president of the Space Business Unit, reporting directly to CEO and President Eileen Drake.