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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...

AAC Attends the National Aerospace Foreign Direct Investment Exposition : 11/03/2015

Anchorage, AK, (Nov. 3, 2015) - An Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) business development delegation participated in the first National Aerospace Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Exposition held in Los Angeles October 26 to 28, 2015. AAC sponsored a booth in the exposition hall, held numerous meetings with companies interested in aerospace opportunities in Alaska, and presented a briefing on the evolving small satellite commercial market and how non-federal spaceports may provide low cost launch options for the emerging...

Rocket Lab Selects Alaska Aerospace Corporation For Electron Launch Range Safety : 11/03/2015

LOS ANGELES, Cali. (Nov. 3, 2015) Rocket Lab announced they have selected Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) to provide range safety support for their upcoming Electron launches in 2016. AAC's core business area is space launch. It developed, owns, and operates the Pacific...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports ULA Launch of Navigation Satellite for U.S. Military : 11/02/2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif., (Oct. 31, 2015) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), helped successfully propel another in a series of Global Positioning Systems (GPS IIF) military navigation satellites into orbit today. The latest mission 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-stage engine, six helium pressurization tanks and a dozen...

Kincaid Elementary Student Project Features the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska : 10/26/2015

ANCHORAGE, AK (Oct. 26, 2015) - Tatym Doucet, a sixth grade student at Kincaid Elementary School in Anchorage, Alaska built a replica of the Launch Service Structure at the Pacific Spaceport Complex -- Alaska (PSCA) as her class project. Tatym, who visits Kodiak each summer, was inspired for the project when she went out to visit the site. "When I was in Kodiak, we went out to the site, but couldn't get real close, so I wanted to do the research and build this for my school project" she said.

Ms Janis Reynolds, Tatym's teacher, said...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Subsystems for the Orion Spacecraft Complete Major Review : 10/09/2015

The Jettison Motor and Crew Module Reaction Control System for NASA’s Orion Spacecraft are on Track for a 2018 Launch after Completing Critical Design Reviews

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2015 – Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) announces the critical design review (CDR) completion for the jettison motor and the crew module reaction control system (RCS) on the Orion spacecraft. These two major subsystems that Aerojet Rocketdyne is building for Lockheed Martin and NASA are critical for ensuring...


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