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Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports ULA Launch of Wideband Global SATCOM Spacecraft for the U.S. Military : 03/18/2017

 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 18, 2017) - Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), played a major role in successfully launching and placing the ninth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-9) spacecraft into orbit for the U.S. military. The mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket. Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion systems included the RS-68A booster engine, the RL10B-2 upper-stage engine, 14 helium pressurization...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports ULA Launch of Wideband Global SATCOM Spacecraft for the U.S. Military : 03/18/2017

 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 18, 2017) - Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), played a major role in successfully launching and placing the ninth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-9) spacecraft into orbit for the U.S. military. The mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket. Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion systems included the RS-68A booster engine, the RL10B-2 upper-stage engine, 14 helium pressurization...

L3 Telemetry & RF Products Supports the Successful Launch of the Iridium NEXT Satellite Constellation : 03/15/2017

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (March 14, 2017) – L3 Telemetry & RF Products (L3 T&RF), a proud member of the Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) team, announced today that its CDU-100 command link decryptor and InControl™ commanding software successfully supported the January 14 launch of the first group of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Iridium NEXT marks the largest order for L3’s CDU-100, with a total of 80 units to be delivered for the full constellation. 

“We...

SDA and AGI to launch next generation Space Traffic Management service : 03/06/2017

AGI's ComSpOC to power a major SDC upgrade to manage space traffic and mitigate the effects of Radio Frequency Interference in the geostationary orbit regime

Isle of Man and Exton, PA, USA (March 6, 2017) - The Space Data Association (SDA) and Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI) have entered into a long term agreement to launch an upgraded Space Data Center (SDC) Space Traffic Management (STM) service, powered by ComSpOC.

SDC 2.0, which will be available to all members of the SDA, has a highly accurate, independently generated catalogue of space objects which will grow to include objects larger than 20cm in and traversing the GEO arc, and will...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Launch of Classified Satellite for the U.S. Government : 03/02/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 1, 2017) - Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), successfully supported the launch of a classified payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. The mission was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion systems on the Atlas V included the RL10C-1 upper-stage engine, six helium pressurization tanks, and 12 Centaur upper-stage Reaction Control System (...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace Opens New Facility on Cape Canaveral : 02/24/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Feb. 24, 2017) - Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), announced that Coleman Aerospace today unveiled its new Space Coast Integration & Test Facility at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace, Inc. consummated its previously announced acquisition of Coleman Aerospace from L3 Technologies, Inc. earlier today.

"With the opening of this innovative facility, we are building on our expertise as a premier...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Names John Schneider VP of Quality & Mission Assurance : 02/17/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Feb. 17, 2017) - Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), today announced that John Schneider has been appointed vice president of Quality & Mission Assurance (Q&MA). He succeeds Jerry Tarnacki who was recently named senior vice president of the company's Space Business Unit.

Schneider joined Aerojet Rocketdyne in July 1988 and has served in a variety of leadership positions over the last 28 years, most recently as site director for the Los...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Names Jerry Tarnacki to Lead Space Business Unit : 02/17/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Feb. 17, 2017) - Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), today announced that Jerry Tarnacki has been appointed as the senior vice president of the company's recently formed Space Business Unit.

In his new role, Tarnacki will report directly to Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO and President Eileen Drake. He will oversee all NASA programs, defense and commercial launch systems, advanced space and launch strategy programs, and in-space propulsion system programs...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Receives NASA Glenn Research Center’s Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award : 02/13/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif.,  (Feb. 13, 2017) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), has received NASA Glenn Research Center’s Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year award for its work on the space agency’s Next Evolutionary Xenon Thruster-Commercial (NEXT-C) Gridded Ion Thruster System, which was built by Aerojet Rocketdyne. The NEXT-C Gridded Ion Thruster System is designed to power government and commercial spacecraft to deep-space destinations faster, farther and more...

U.S. Completes First Successful SM-3 Block IIA Intercept Test : 02/06/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  (Feb. 4, 2017) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), announced today that its propulsion systems supported the first intercept flight test of Raytheon’s Standard Missile-3 Block IIA guided missile.

During the SFTM-01 flight test conducted by the U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency, the SM-3 Block IIA interceptor was launched from the USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53).  The intercept test was designed to prove the...

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