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Aerojet and FTT Announce Major Next Generation Engine Milestone : 11/28/2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Nov. 28, 2011) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has successfully completed a major milestone in the development of a ground demonstrator for the Next Generation Engine (NGE) program. Aerojet, along with its partner Florida Turbine Technologies, Inc. (FTT), recently completed the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) of the turbopump assembly before an Independent Review Team comprised of third party turbomachinery experts.

"We continue to make steady progress on...

Aerojet Propulsion Boosts Next Generation Mars Science Laboratory Mission : 11/26/2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Nov. 26, 2011) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, helped launch a new era of planetary exploration by providing propulsion for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission that lifted off today on a scientific endeavor to the red planet.

Four Aerojet AJ60 Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) igniting at lift-off increased the launch thrust of United Launch Alliance's Atlas V rocket by more than 1.5 million pounds. All Atlas V launches requiring extra boost performance have flown Aerojet-...

Aerojet Selected to Complete Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System Development for the SM-3 Block IIA Missile : 11/21/2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Nov. 21, 2011) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has been competitively selected by Raytheon Missile Systems to complete the development of the Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System (TDACS) for the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA program, an advanced version of the SM-3 now in development.

The development contract will extend through 2016 and will be followed by a planned production program. The SM-3 Block IIA program is the third phase of the...

John Luddy Named Vice President of Aerojet's Washington, D.C., Office : 10/24/2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Oct. 24, 2011) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, announced today that John Luddy has joined Aerojet to head the Washington, D.C., office.

Since 2002, Mr. Luddy has served as President of Vector Solutions, LLC, providing business development, government relations and legislative advocacy services to top-tier industry and government clients in the national security arena. He has served as special assistant to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Legislative Affairs, and as a staff...

Iridium AxcessPoint, AxcessPoint Connect and AxcessPoint Mail & Web Now Commercially Available : 10/24/2011

MCLEAN, Va. (Oct. 24, 2011) -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) announces the commercial availability of a complete suite of Iridium AxcessPoint products and services. The suite includes the Iridium AxcessPoint Wi-Fi hotspot accessory, the free Iridium AxcessPoint Mail & Web optimization software, and the Iridium AxcessPoint Connect downloadable application.

"This innovative suite of Iridium AxcessPoint products and services enables smartphones and laptops to work anywhere in the...

ISU takes its Executive MBA to the Southern Hemisphere : 10/20/2011

Adelaide, Australia (Oct. 20, 2011) -  The International Space University (ISU) in collaboration with the University of South Australia (UniSA), launches for the first time, a module of its Executive MBA (EMBA) in the Southern hemisphere. This prime module focusing on business and economy is coordinated by Mr Michael Davis, ISU faculty, founder of Adelta Legal and is hosted by UniSA's International Graduate School of Business, led by the Head of School, Professor Mile Terziovski.

ISU's Executive MBA provides in...

Thuraya Appoints Patrick Chenel as Chief Financial Officer : 10/19/2011

Abu Dhabi, UAE (Oct. 19, 2011) -- Thuraya Telecommunications Company, the leading international mobile satellite services (MSS) operator has announced the appointment of Patrick Chenel as Chief Financial Officer.
 
In addition to leading Thuraya's financial management, planning and reporting functions, he will also be responsible for maintaining and developing the Company's relationships with the relevant financial institutions and strategic suppliers across the globe.

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ISU Develops Partnership with the Open University : 10/10/2011

Strasbourg, France (Oct. 10, 2011) - On Sept. 23, the International Space University (ISU) and the Open University (OU) fostered future collaborations by agreeing a Memorandum of Understanding.

The OU is the largest university in the United Kingdom providing educational opportunities to over 250,000 students through its unique distance learning provision. Its Central Campus is located in Milton Keynes some 80km north of Central London. The OU has an international reputation for educational and...

Serving Vertical Market Consumers, Thuraya’s Industry Leading Satcom Solutions Live at GITEX : 10/04/2011

ABU DHABI, UAE (Oct. 4, 2011) - Thuraya, the leading international mobile satellite services operator, is set to showcase its ground-breaking portfolio of space-based products during GITEX, the Middle East’s largest ICT event. The Company will be exhibiting its full suite of data, maritime and voice solutions that continue to lead the market with unique features and functionality designed to flexibly meet the changing telecom needs of government, enterprise and private consumers.

Thuraya, which has a track...

DigitalGlobe and Ball Aerospace Successfully Complete Critical Design Review for WorldView-3 : 10/03/2011

BOULDER, Colo. (Oct. 3, 2011) - DigitalGlobe, a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. jointly announced today they successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) for DigitalGlobe's next generation remote-sensing satellite, WorldView-3. The successful CDR was completed in late August and keeps WorldView-3 on schedule for a planned launch in the middle of 2014. WorldView-3 will expand DigitalGlobe's orbiting...

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