Aerojet Rocketdyne Huntsville Site Set for Large Solid Rocket Motor Production

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne is ready to begin producing large solid rocket motor carbon fiber cases in the Rocket City following installation and calibration of a key machine at its new Advanced Manufacturing Facility (AMF).

Aerojet Rocketdyne Achieves Milestone on DARPA OpFires Program, Company successfully completes tests of subscale OpFires propulsion system

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne has finished a series of subscale propulsion-system test firings as part of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) effort to develop a ground-launched hypersonic missile for tactical use.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation Celebrates 20 Years

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation, the individual philanthropic arm of Aerojet Rocketdyne, is celebrating 20 years of giving back to the diverse communities where the company has business operations. Since its inception, the foundation has contributed more than $13 million through grants, scholarships and matching gifts.

Advanced Electric Propulsion Thruster for NASA’s Gateway Achieves Full Power Demonstration

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne and NASA recently demonstrated an Advanced Electric Propulsion System (AEPS) thruster at full power for the first time, achieving an important program milestone. Aerojet Rocketdyne-developed AEPS thrusters are slated to be used on the Power and Propulsion Element of NASA’s Gateway, the agency’s orbiting lunar outpost for robotic and human exploration operations in deep space.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Engines Perform Successfully During Boeing’s Starliner Pad Abort Test

WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Nov. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne and Boeing successfully tested the primary launch abort system for the Starliner next-generation crew spacecraft at the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range located in New Mexico today. Aerojet Rocketdyne is the main propulsion provider for the Starliner service module, which will carry out launch abort maneuvers in the unlikely event of an emergency on the pad or during ascent.