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Sierra Nevada Corporation Awarded Contract to Support Exelis on NASA’s Joint Polar Satellite System-2 Mission : 05/14/2015

 SPARKS, Nev. (May 14, 2015) -- Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems was competitively selected by Exelis Geospatial Systems to develop and build the Radiation Budget Instrument (RBI) Azimuth Rotation Module (ARM) for the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) mission. Exelis is the prime contractor to NASA for the RBI.

The JPSS polar satellite constellation mission will gather global Earth observation data to better predict and monitor climate trends. The Exelis-built RBI scanning radiometer will...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes Delivery of 200th THAAD Booster Motor and DACS Unit : 05/07/2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 6, 2015 –Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) announced today that it has completed the delivery of its 200th booster motor and Divert and Attitude Control System (DACS) for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system.

“These deliveries to our customer are significant for the THAAD program and Aerojet Rocketdyne,” said Michael Bright, vice president of Missile Defense and Strategic Systems at Aerojet Rocketdyne. “Fielding THAAD batteries for our troops and...

AFM Heatsheets® Honored as Recipient of FabricLink Network’s Top 10 Innovation Award : 05/04/2015

CHICAGO, IL, (March 27, 2015) -- Chicago-based AFM Heatsheets®, the leading manufacturer of reflective insulation fabrics to keep individuals comfortable in virtually any weather, was recently announced as a recipient of FabricLink Network's annual Top 10 Innovation Awards for its leading-edge Ultraflect™ insulation fabric. This year's Top 10 winners include innovative...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Selected to Start Negotiations for Contract to Design and Develop Advanced Propulsion System for Human Spaceflight to Mars and Cislunar Space : 04/24/2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif., (April 23, 2015) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, has been selected by the NASA Advanced Exploration Systems Division to start negotiations for a contract to design and demonstrate an advanced propulsion system that would enable human spaceflight to cislunar space and beyond to Mars.

Under the first phase of the contract, Aerojet Rocketdyne would complete the development of a 100 kilowatt Hall Thruster System, including its patented 250kW multi-channel Nested Hall Thruster (...

Sierra Nevada Corporation and the German Aerospace Center Announce New Dream Chaser® Program Cooperation : 04/17/2015

SPARKS, Nev. (April 16, 2015) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC’s) Space Systems and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) announce the signing of a new Dream Chaser® program cooperation during the U.S. German Aerospace Roundtable (UGART) at the 31st annual Space Symposium hosted by the Space Foundation in Colorado Springs,...

Dynetics Moves SLS Cryogenic Tank to Iuka for Testing : 04/15/2015

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., (April 14, 2015) – Dynetics successfully moved its full-scale, flight-weight cryogenic tank from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) facilities to the Dynetics test facility in Iuka, Miss., on Thursday, March 12, 2015. Dynetics designed and fabricated the tank for the Space Launch System (SLS) Advanced Booster Engineering Demonstration and/or Risk Reduction (ABEDRR) contract. The Dynetics team will test the tank in Iuka to verify that its structural design and manufacturing processes meet all...

Toffler Associates Continues Record-Breaking Growth for both Quarter-to-Quarter and Year-to-Year : 04/14/2015

Toffler Associates continues to increase its growth trajectory, growing quarter-to-quarter revenue by 38% in the first quarter of 2015 and realizing a 70% gain in revenue over the same quarter in 2014.

Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 14, 2015 - This is the third consecutive quarter of increasingly positive results for the company, and represents the greatest percentage revenue gains for the company in the past decade.

“The accelerating growth of our firm is a result of our intensified focus on helping leaders...

Steve Cook to Speak on National Space Symposium Panel; Dynetics to Co-sponsor Next Generation Event : 04/13/2015

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., (April 13, 2015) -- Steve Cook, vice president of corporate development for Dynetics, will participate in the "Prospects and Issues for Small Business" panel here Wednesday at the National Space Symposium (NSS). The company will also sponsor "New Gen View of Space - Open Mic Night for New Generation Space Leaders" at the Broadmoor Golf Club tomorrow evening. Bill Nye, executive director for The Planetary Society, will serve as emcee.

Cook, who will share insights on leveraging...

Booz Allen Hamilton to Showcase Space, C4ISR, and Cyber Capabilities at 31st Annual Space Symposium : 04/09/2015


MCLEAN, Va.
 (April 08, 2015) -- Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) will showcase its engineering, technology, and strategic innovation expertise at the 31st annual Space Symposium April 13-16 in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The Booz Allen exhibit at The Broadmoor will focus on the company's Space, C4ISR, and Cyber capabilities. Located at booth 206, it will feature such products and capabilities as Cyber M3 for Space, Geospatial Services, Location-Based Mobile Security, Microsats and Cubesats, RAPTOR,...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Receives Contract to Continue Development of NASA’s Evolutionary Xenon Gridded Ion Thruster System : 04/06/2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif., (April 6, 2015) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, has been awarded a contract worth approximately $18 million from NASA Glenn Research Center to complete the development of NASA's Evolutionary Xenon Thruster-Commercial (NEXT-C) Gridded Ion Thruster System. The NEXT-C Gridded Ion Thruster System is designed to power government and commercial spacecraft to deep-space destinations faster, farther and more fuel efficiently than any other propulsion technology currently available.

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