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Aerojet Announces Arrow Electronics Agreement : 11/20/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today the signing of a multi-year master agreement with Arrow Electronics. The agreement covers procurement of approximately 65 percent of Aerojet's electronic component requirements.

Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions with 2011 sales of $21.4 billion. Arrow Zeus, its...

Thuraya Launches Industry Leading Mobile Broadcast Solutions for Media Sector : 11/15/2012

DUBAI (Nov. 15, 2012) - Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the certification of a suite of industry leading Solutions further enhancing its offer for the Media and Broadcast industry. At the heart of Thuraya MediaComms is Thuraya IP, which is the world's most compact satellite data modem, which is now fully compatible with the media industry's favored broadcast solutions including: Clipway, Livewire, Globecast, Streambox and Quicklink.

Mr. John Huddle, Head of Media...

Thuraya Recognized as the Satellite Communications Player of the Year at the ASBU BroadcastPro Middle East Award Ceremony : 11/14/2012

DUBAI (Nov. 14, 2012) - Industry leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company, today announced it was recognized as Satellite Communications Player of the Year by the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) at the BroadcastPro Middle East 2012 Awards event held in Dubai on November 12. Thuraya was given the award for supporting Journalism on-the-move and providing connectivity to those who are putting their lives on the line to report on important events...

Freer Logic BodyWave Device Provides Control : 11/14/2012

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 14, 2012) - Controlling apps on your iPhone or Android via mind alone is now possible. Freer Logic's BodyWave® device provides control of apps on iPhone, Android, or PC via the ebb and flow of brain activity. A small wristband controls the apps and makes BodyWave truly unique. No intrusive or silly looking headset is required.

BodyWave uses Bluetooth technology to wirelessly transmit data to the phone or PC device. The wristwatch size device detects...

ISU and Florida Tech Make Their Partnership Official by Signing a Memorandum of Understanding at ISU : 11/14/2012

The initial acquaintance between ISU, the International Space University and Florida Tech, the Florida Institute of Technology took place in the summer of 2012. At that point in time, the ISU Space Studies Program (SSP) took place in Florida, making use of the outstanding modern Florida Tech facilities located on their lovely campus in Melbourne.

It became very quickly evident that, thanks to the closeness with the legendary Kennedy Space Center, there was a wealth of space knowledge at Florida Tech...

Thuraya Appoints Joseph R. Francis as Regional Director, North America to Support of Government Solutions : 11/13/2012

DUBAI (Nov. 13, 2012) - Industry leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the appointment of Joseph R. (JR) Francis as its Regional Director, North America. Mr. Francis will be based in the U.S. and will oversee business development and solidify Thuraya's support of the Government market. His areas of focus will include operations, management and support of Service Partners and identification of new market opportunities.


Thuraya Shareholders Elect Mr. Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar as the Company's New Chairman and Dr. Daniel Ritz as a New Member of its Board of Directors : 11/06/2012

(Nov. 6, 2012) - Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the election of a new Chairman and the appointment of a new Member on its Board of Directors at the meeting on November 1st. Mr. Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Group, joins as Thuraya's new Chairman of the Board (pictured, top right). Also elected to the Board during the meeting was Dr. Daniel Ritz, Group Chief Strategy and M&A Officer of Etisalat (pictured, bottom right...

To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA Exhibit Opens at Pioneers Museum : 11/05/2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Nov. 5, 2012) - Just before the first man landed on the moon, Charlie Brown and Snoopy soared through space with NASA's Apollo 10 mission in May 1969. The exhibition To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA examines the history of Apollo 10 and the Peanuts characters' role in that flight and in the NASA Manned Flight Awareness safety program.

It is difficult to imagine - although some remember it well - the excitement that the race for...

Aerojet Vice President of Engineering Honored with Purdue’s Outstanding Mechanical Engineer Award : 10/31/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Oct. 31, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its Vice President of Engineering, Marvin Young, will be receiving Purdue University's Outstanding Mechanical Engineer (OME) Award at a banquet this Friday, Nov. 2.

The prestigious OME award was established by Purdue in 1991 to honor alumni who have demonstrated exemplary accomplishments and leadership related to the mechanical engineering industry.

"The entire Aerojet family...

Aerojet Motor Plays Key Role in Successful Blue Origin Pad Escape Test : 10/25/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Oct. 25, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its Blue Origin Crew Capsule Escape Solid Rocket Motor (CCE SRM) was part of a successful Pad Escape Test conducted by Blue Origin on Oct. 19 at its West Texas Launch Site.

Aerojet has worked closely with the Blue Origin team in the design and testing of the first of its kind pusher escape system which provides for crew escape in the event of an emergency during any phase of ascent of the...


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