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Five ISU Alumni won a Space Generation Advisory Council Young Leadership Award : 09/19/2012

Strasbourg, France (Sept. 19, 2012)The Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) announced the winners of the 2012 SGAC Young Leadership Awards. Five of the nine awardees are alumni of the International Space University (ISU).

All the candidates to win this award are university students and young professionals. The SGAC Young Leadership Awards are delivered to SGAC's top volunteers to reward them for all the remarkable work they achieved over the past year for the...

Aerojet and Daicel Mark 50 Years of Partnership : 09/17/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Sept. 17, 2012) – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, and Daicel, a Japanese defense corporation, marked 50 years of partnership today with the planting of a cherry blossom tree at Aerojet’s headquarters in Sacramento.

Aerojet first teamed with Daicel in 1962 on a technology transfer and a licensing agreement for Aeroplex, a styrene-based propellant used in Aerojet’s Jet-Assisted Take-Off (JATO) rockets. JATO rockets led to...

SGAC Announces Winners of the 2012 SGAC Young Leadership Awards : 09/11/2012

Vienna, Austria (Sept. 11, 2012) - SGAC has awarded nine university students and young professionals with SGAC Young Leadership Awards. These scholarships are given annually to SGAC's top volunteers to enable them to attend the Space Generation Congress. The winners have been indispensable assets to SGAC over the past year. Read on to learn more about this year's winners.

2012 SGAC Young Leadership Awardees:

Victoria...

Thuraya and Quicklink Set to Showcase Innovative and Cost-Effective Broadcast Solutions at IBC 2012 : 09/07/2012

Amsterdam (Sept. 7, 2012) - Leading global mobile satellite services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company and the innovative UK-based solution provider Quicklink, will feature technologically advanced, easy-to-use, cost-effective voice and data solutions for the broadcast and media sectors at the upcoming IBC 2012 conference for the electronic media and entertainment industry.

One of several cutting-edge broadcast solutions on display will be the
Thuraya...

MEDB celebrates innovation during its 30th anniversary : 09/06/2012

KIHEI (Sept. 6, 2012) - Former NASA Astronaut Leroy Chiao will headline a new innovation series sponsored by Maui Economic Development Board.

The event is part of MEDB’s yearlong 30th anniversary celebration and an effort by the nonprofit to encourage, empower and engage the island community with building technology and developing a sustainable diversified economy for Maui County....

Thuraya appoints John Huddle as Head of Media Services : 09/06/2012

Amsterdam (Sept. 6, 2012) - Leading global mobile satellite services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company announces the appointment of John Huddle as its new head of Market Development for Media Services. Mr. Huddle will oversee the development and execution of the company's global market strategies, pricing and operations of its MediaComms suite....

Aerojet Initiates Research Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology : 09/05/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Sept. 5, 2012) -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, and the Aeronautics and Astronautics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announce the creation of a new fellowship for basic research in the aeronautical and aerospace sciences.

The fellowship initial research will focus on the development of autonomous systems, which entails the theory and development of logic structures and control processes that allow...

Aerojet Propulsion Systems to Maneuver Radiation Belt Storm Probes : 08/30/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 30, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that United Launch Alliance's Atlas V successfully lofted NASA's twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) on a two-year mission to explore the Van Allen belts. Each RBSP relies on an Aerojet integrated propulsion system that will be used throughout the mission to position the satellites.

The Atlas V launching RBSP also used eight Aerojet retro-rockets to separate...

Aerojet's LEO-7 Second Stage Rocket Motor Completes Successful Hot-Fire Test : 08/23/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 23, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its Low Earth Orbit (LEO)-7 second stage rocket motor successfully completed a hot-fire test at the Air Force Research Laboratory at Edwards Air Force Base in California.

Aerojet monitored the recent full-duration test in support of the Low Earth Orbiting Nanosatellite Integrated Defense Autonomous System program....

Thuraya MediaComms Soars to New Streaming Heights of 512 Kbps : 08/06/2012

Dubai (Aug. 6, 2012) - In an exciting development for the broadcast industry, Thuraya Telecommunications Company, the leading international mobile satellite operator has once again confirmed heightened streaming speeds of 512 Kbps standard IP. This enhanced performance proves that IP bonding is very effective over media broadcast solutions and simple to execute. The new streaming speeds were successfully recorded at a recent roadshow in Paris organized by Thuraya...

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