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Aerojet Rocket Motors Consistently Deliver for Standard Missile-3 Intercepts : 06/27/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 27, 2012) – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its rocket motors once again successfully contributed to the second consecutive intercept test of Raytheon’s Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB. During the test, the missile intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile target. Aerojet’s MK 72 booster and MK 104 dual-thrust rocket motor provided the first- and second-stage propulsion while Aerojet’s Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System (TDACS)...

GenCorp President & CEO to Ring Closing Bell on NASDAQ Market : 06/27/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 27, 2012)Today, GenCorp (NYSE: GY) and Aerojet President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Seymour will be ringing the NASDAQ market closing bell at 4 p.m. ET in New York City.

“We’re honored to have this opportunity,” said Seymour. “As GenCorp prepares to mark nearly a century of service, it is a great time to share our story and accomplishments.”

As a major technology manufacturing company headquartered in Sacramento, GenCorp drives the success...

Wellness Center USA, Inc. Signs Agreement to Acquire Psoria-Shield Inc. : 06/21/2012

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (June 21, 2012) - Wellness Center USA, Inc. (OTCQB/OTCBB: WCUI), a Schaumburg IL based healthcare and nutraceutical company, today announced the signing of a share exchange agreement to acquire Psoria-Shield Inc (PSI), a Tampa, FL based developer and manufacturer of UltraViolet (UV) phototherapy devices for the treatment of skin diseases.

Psoria-Shield’s FDA cleared, patent-pending flagship product “Psoria-Light®” is the...

Aerojet Presents Exceptional Supplier Award to ValveTech : 06/20/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 20, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has recognized ValveTech Inc. of Phelps New York with an Exceptional Supplier Award for the corporation's 20 consecutive months of on-time deliveries.

ValveTech is a key supplier to Aerojet for its monopropellant hydrazine product line. The company furnishes valves for the majority of the approximately 400 thrusters per year that Aerojet's Redmond facility delivers throughout the global marketplace....

25th ISU's Space Studies Program lands in Melbourne! : 06/01/2012

From 4th June to 3rd August, the Florida Space Coast will welcome 140 space professionals from 30 different nationalities with mixed backgrounds, to attend an extensive nine-week program dedicated to space. The 25th ISU's Space Studies Program will gather graduate students and professionals on the campus coming of the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne partnering with NASA Kennedy Space Center.

During the Opening Ceremony on June 4th, ISU participants will be honored by the presence of prestigious key note...

Thuraya Enhances IP Services in Asia via Point Of Presence in Singapore : 05/31/2012

Abu Dhabi (May 31, 2012) - Thuraya Telecommunications Company, the leading international mobile satellite operator today announced that it has established a Point Of Presence (POP) and Meet Me Point (MMP) in Singapore, enhancing the performance of its high-speed broadband terminal, Thuraya IP, in the region. The POP guarantees IP consumers, especially media broadcasters, faster and cost effective streaming services from the remotest location to newsrooms and data centers anywhere in Asia.

Thuraya has...

Aerojet and Teledyne Brown Engineering Host Alabama Governor for Rocket Engine Factory Milestone Event : 05/14/2012

THOUSAND OAKS and SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 14, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company and its strategic alliance partner Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., a subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY), announced today that the companies hosted Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, along with Congressman Mo Brooks and several other dignitaries at Teledyne Brown's headquarters in Huntsville, Ala.

The event demonstrated the technical and program progress the partners have made since...

Aerojet Rocket Motors Propel Successful Standard Missile-3 Intercept : 05/10/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 10, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that it contributed to last night's successful flight test of Raytheon's Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB where the missile intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile target. Aerojet's MK 72 booster and MK 104 dual-thrust rocket motor provided the first and second stage propulsion while Aerojet's Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System (TDACS) maneuvered the SM-3 Kinetic Warhead into the target for the final hit...

Aerojet Solid Rocket Boosters Help Launch Military Communications Satellite : 05/04/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 4, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) helped power today's launch of United Launch Alliance's (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a military payload.

Launching in its 531 configuration, the Atlas V vehicle relied on the power of three Aerojet SRBs. Each SRB measures 67-feet long and provides an average of 250,000 pounds of thrust. Aerojet SRBs have flown in previous vehicle configurations using one, two, three and five...

SGAC Announces its First International Space Solar Power Competition for Students and Young Professionals : 05/03/2012

IAF SEOCSGAC, together with the Space Solar Power Committee of the International Astronautical Federation, have released a new technical paper competition to seek out innovative approaches to Space Solar Power (SSP), also in collaboration with the Space Education and Outreach and the Workforce Development/Young Professionals Programme Committees of the IAF, and partially sponsored by Space Canada.

The competition challenges entrants, which can be either individuals or small groups with up to three members, to write a technical paper about...

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