Aerojet Rocketdyne Provides RL10 Upper-Stage Rocket Engine to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and the Cox Science Center

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two Florida attractions now have RL10 upper-stage rocket engines on display, thanks to Aerojet Rocketdyne: the new Gateway™: The Deep Space Launch Complex® at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex on Merritt Island, and the Cox Science Center and Aquarium (CSCA) in West Palm Beach where the RL10 is produced.

Aerojet Rocketdyne's Jim Maser Earns Top Honors

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 16, 2023 – Jim Maser, senior vice president of Aerojet Rocketdyne's Space Business Unit, was selected as a 2023 Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

Aerojet Rocketdyne to Provide Additional Armor-Piercing Components for M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank Rounds

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn., April 20, 2023 – Aerojet Rocketdyne's specialty metal provider Aerojet Ordnance Tennessee (AOT) has been awarded a multi-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract worth up to $75 million by the Army's Project Manager for Maneuver Ammunitions Systems to provide M829A4 120mm Kinetic Energy round components.

Aerojet Rocketdyne to Provide Propulsion for Three Additional Orion Spacecraft

REDMOND, Wash., April 19, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne recently received a $67 million contract award from Lockheed Martin to provide propulsion systems for the Orion spacecraft that are planned to launch on Artemis missions VI-VIII. This new work is an extension of the 2019 Orion Production and Operations Contract (OPOC). The Orion spacecraft recently completed a successful test flight during NASA’s Artemis I mission, proving it is capable of safely carrying humans to deep space on Artemis II.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivers Propulsion for Artemis III Mission

LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne recently completed the four RS-25 engines that will power the core stage of NASA’s super heavy-lift Space Launch System (SLS) rocket during the historic Artemis III mission. Slated for launch around the middle of the decade, Artemis III is a planned lunar landing mission that will return humans to the surface of the Moon for the first time in more than 50 years.