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 •  April 14

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The upcoming launch of the U.S. Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-11 satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, will benefit from just over 1.74 million pounds of added thrust from five AJ-60A solid rocket boosters supplied by Aerojet...

Aerojet Rocketdyne

 •  April 10

REDMOND, Wash., April 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne's NEXT-C ion propulsion engine has successfully cleared NASA's critical design review (CDR), confirming the technology achieved all program requirements and is ready for final production of the flight units. NASA's Evolutionary Xenon Thruster-Commercial (NEXT-C) was developed by...

Aerojet Rocketdyne

 •  March 16

REDMOND, Wash., March 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne recently completed delivery of all of the crew module engines for Boeing's Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner spacecraft. Boeing will integrate the engines into the Starliner crew module at its Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space...

Aerojet Rocketdyne

 •  March 9

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An upgraded insensitive explosive developed by Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), was recently tested by AFRL to support the Mk-82 500-lb. and Mk-83 1,000-lb. general purpose bombs, which...

Aerojet Rocketdyne

 •  March 2

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today's launch of the nation's newest weather satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket marks the flight of the 100th Aerojet Rocketdyne AJ-60A solid rocket booster (SRB), the largest monolithically wound SRB ever flown. The AJ-60A is one of numerous Aerojet Rocketdyne...

Aerojet Rocketdyne

 •  February 22

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., Feb. 21, 2018 – With an eye toward future deep space missions, Aerojet Rocketdyne and NASA today powered up the RS-25 main engine for the agency’s powerful heavy-lift Space Launch System (SLS) to its highest thrust levels yet. During today’s 260-second hot fire test, the RS-25 engine throttled up to 113 percent of its...

Aerojet Rocketdyne

 •  February 2

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., Feb. 1, 2018 – NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne today cleared a significant milestone toward the first crewed flight of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) with the latest successful test firing of an RS-25 engine, which powers the heavy-lift rocket’s first stage. The 365-second test qualified the fourth and final RS-25...

Aerojet Rocketdyne

 •  January 29

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne today announced that Greg Jones will join the company on Feb. 5 as senior vice president, Strategy & Business Development. Jones will report directly to CEO and President Eileen Drake and will serve as one of the officers of parent company Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc....

Aerojet Rocketdyne

 •  January 20

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), played an integral part in today's launch of the U.S. Air Force's newest missile warning satellite, including a role in helping to minimize the mission's impact on Earth's orbital environment. The launch of...

Aerojet Rocketdyne

 •  January 17

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., Jan. 16, 2018 – Today, NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne hot-fired an RS-25 engine in a test that marked another milestone toward the first crewed flight of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) while laying groundwork for future production of the heavy-lift launch vehicle’s main propulsion system. The 365-second test at...