SLS Core Stage Receives Four RS-25 Engines for First Flight

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., June 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne recently delivered four RS-25 engines to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) for integration with the core stage of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) in anticipation of the rocket’s first flight on the Artemis 1 mission.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivers Orion Auxiliary Engines for Artemis 2

REDMOND, Wash., June 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne has delivered eight auxiliary engines for integration into the European Service Module (ESM) of NASA’s Orion spacecraft. During Artemis 2, Orion’s first mission to carry astronauts, the engines will maintain the spacecraft’s in-space trajectory and position, as well as serve as backup to the main engine.

Jettison Motor for Artemis 1 Delivered by Aerojet Rocketdyne

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne has delivered the jettison motor for NASA’s Orion Launch Abort System (LAS) to Lockheed Martin in anticipation of Artemis 1, the first integrated flight of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion.

NASA to Demonstrate New “Green” Propellant in Space Using Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion System

REDMOND, Wash., June 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, along with NASA, Ball Aerospace and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), is helping usher in a new era of small satellite propulsion through the Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM). On June 24, a Ball Aerospace small satellite will be launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Once in orbit, the spacecraft will conduct a 13-month demonstration of a revolutionary “green” propellant developed by the AFRL, called AF-M315E.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Opens State-of-the-Art Rocket Propulsion Facility in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Senior Alabama officials joined Aerojet Rocketdyne’s CEO Eileen Drake and Executive Chairman Warren Lichtenstein today at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the company’s newest state-of-the-art rocket propulsion Advanced Manufacturing Facility (AMF), marking the latest milestone in the company’s ongoing expansion in the Rocket City.