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Sierra Nevada Corporation Successfully Completes the Critical Design Review of STPSat-5 Satellite : 12/08/2015

SPARKS, Nev. (December 8, 2015)Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) of its STPSat-5 satellite for the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Space Test Program (STP), confirming that the satellite will meet mission requirements and is sufficiently mature to begin fabrication. SNC is the prime contractor on the STPSat-5 program, leading the design and integration of this next-generation science and technology demonstration satellite for the...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Helps Deliver Resupply Mission to International Space Station : 12/06/2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif., (Dec. 6, 2015) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), helped propel the Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo spacecraft today on its fourth operational cargo delivery flight, transporting supplies and materials to the International Space Station (ISS). The flight, known as OA-4, was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion included an RL10C-1 upper-...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes Build of 3-D Printed Parts for Orion Spacecraft : 12/01/2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif., (Dec. 1, 2015) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), has completed 12 additively manufactured production nozzle extensions for use aboard the Orion spacecraft. The nozzle extensions are part of Orion’s crew module reaction control system that Aerojet Rocketdyne is building for Lockheed Martin and NASA.

“These components are the first additively manufactured parts we have provided for the Orion spacecraft,” said Julie...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes Centennial AJ60 Solid Rocket Booster in Support of Atlas V Launch Vehicle : 11/30/2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif., (Nov. 30, 2015) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), announced today it has completed its 100th deliverable Solid Rocket Booster (SRB), AJ60, for United Launch Alliance (ULA) in support of the Atlas V launch vehicle program.

“This is a tremendous milestone – not just for Aerojet Rocketdyne but for our team of engineers and production personnel who have demonstrated unparalleled commitment and technical expertise over...

Sierra Nevada Corporation Completes Shipment of 11 Satellites for ORBCOMM’s OG2 Mission 2 Launch : 11/30/2015

 SPARKS, Nev. (Nov. 30, 2015)Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has delivered 11 ORBCOMM Generation 2 (OG2) satellites to the launch site at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, for ORBCOMM’s upcoming OG2 Mission 2 launch aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, which is targeted for mid-December 2015.  As the prime contractor for ORBCOMM’s OG2 satellites, SNC is responsible for the design, manufacture and integration of the OG2 satellites in the constellation...

NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne Sign Contract to Restart Production of the RS-25 Engine for the Space Launch System : 11/23/2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif., (Nov. 23, 2015) – Aerojet Rocketdyne,  a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), was awarded a contract by NASA to restart production of the RS-25 engine for the Space Launch System (SLS), the most powerful rocket in the world and designed for the Journey to Mars. 

“SLS is America’s next generation heavy lift system,” said Julie Van Kleeck, vice president of...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Signs Contract to Support New Era of Human Spaceflight for America : 11/23/2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif., (Nov. 23, 2015) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), has signed a contract with Boeing valued at nearly $200 million that supports a new era of spaceflight – one that will carry humans to the International Space Station (ISS) from American soil once again. Under its Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) subcontract to Boeing, Aerojet Rocketdyne is completing the design, development, qualification, certification and initial production of the...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Cuts Ribbon on Premiere Propulsion and Innovation Center : 11/06/2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif., (Nov. 6, 2015) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), today hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by more than 300 people, including local dignitaries, suppliers, customers, company leaders and employees. The event celebrated the company’s completion of a $140 million infrastructure improvement project that has increased operating efficiency, reduced costs and positioned the company to bring new programs to the Los Angeles facility....

Aerojet Rocketdyne Vice President of Engineering Appointed to U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board : 11/04/2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif., (Nov. 4, 2015) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), today announced that Vice President of Engineering, Marvin Young has been sworn in as a member of the U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).

“I’m humbled by the opportunity to be selected as a member of this prestigious committee,” said Dr. Young. “I’m confident that I will be able to leverage my technical knowledge to help advance the development and application of the most promising technologies for...

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