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Aerojet Awarded Green Propulsion Technology Demonstration Mission Contract : 10/16/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it will demonstrate a reduced toxicity monopropellant blend that offers improved performance and simplified handling processes over hydrazine, the traditional propellant choice for spacecraft.

Under contract to Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. of Boulder, Colo., Aerojet will perform the technology demonstration mission, known as the Green Propellant Infusion Mission, or GPIM, for...

Aerojet Achieves Two Million Work Hours Without a Lost-time Injury Milestone : 10/16/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Oct. 16, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its Sacramento, Calif. headquarters has achieved two million work hours without a lost-time injury.

Aerojet's Sacramento site reached the milestone on Sept. 26. "To achieve this injury-free milestone takes not only an individual, but team effort, throughout our entire facility," said Bob Werling, vice president of Sacramento operations. "As an organization, we are committed to safety in...

Thuraya Awarded Prestigious ITU Humanitarian Award : 10/15/2012

DUBAI (Oct. 15, 2012) - Industry leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced it is the proud recipient of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Humanitarian Award in recognition of the Company's invaluable contribution to the ITU's global efforts to utilize information and communication technologies to save lives during emergencies. This marks the first time that the ITU presents such an award to an organization.

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Thuraya Launches the Mobile Satellite Industry's Fastest Handheld Hotspot : 10/14/2012

GITEX 2012, DUBAI (Oct. 14, 2012) - Industry leading Mobile Satellite Services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company today announced the launch of its Thuraya XT-Hotspot product. Building upon the success of its Thuraya XT handheld, the industry's most popular and toughest satellite phone, Thuraya is introducing the XT-Hotspot, which is a pocket-size router that creates a Wi-Fi zone for multiple users to connect smartphones, laptops, and tablets to the internet over Thuraya's mobile...

NASA Awards Dynetics Contract for Space Launch System Advanced Booster : 10/01/2012

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Oct. 1, 2012) - NASA has awarded Dynetics a contract to improve the affordability, reliability and performance of an advanced booster for the Space Launch System (SLS). Dynetics will demonstrate the use of modern manufacturing techniques to produce and test several primary components of the F-1 rocket engine originally developed for the Apollo Program, including an integrated powerpack, the primary rotating machinery of the engine. Additionally, the contract will...

Aerojet and Daicel Mark 50 Years of Partnership : 09/17/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Sept. 17, 2012) – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, and Daicel, a Japanese defense corporation, marked 50 years of partnership today with the planting of a cherry blossom tree at Aerojet’s headquarters in Sacramento.

Aerojet first teamed with Daicel in 1962 on a technology transfer and a licensing agreement for Aeroplex, a styrene-based propellant used in Aerojet’s Jet-Assisted Take-Off (JATO) rockets. JATO rockets led to...

Thuraya and Quicklink Set to Showcase Innovative and Cost-Effective Broadcast Solutions at IBC 2012 : 09/07/2012

Amsterdam (Sept. 7, 2012) - Leading global mobile satellite services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company and the innovative UK-based solution provider Quicklink, will feature technologically advanced, easy-to-use, cost-effective voice and data solutions for the broadcast and media sectors at the upcoming IBC 2012 conference for the electronic media and entertainment industry.

One of several cutting-edge broadcast solutions on display will be the...

MEDB celebrates innovation during its 30th anniversary : 09/06/2012

KIHEI (Sept. 6, 2012) - Former NASA Astronaut Leroy Chiao will headline a new innovation series sponsored by Maui Economic Development Board.

The event is part of MEDB’s yearlong 30th anniversary celebration and an effort by the nonprofit to encourage, empower and engage the island community with building technology and developing a sustainable diversified economy for Maui County....

Thuraya appoints John Huddle as Head of Media Services : 09/06/2012

Amsterdam (Sept. 6, 2012) - Leading global mobile satellite services operator, Thuraya Telecommunications Company announces the appointment of John Huddle as its new head of Market Development for Media Services. Mr. Huddle will oversee the development and execution of the company's global market strategies, pricing and operations of its MediaComms suite....

Aerojet Initiates Research Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology : 09/05/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Sept. 5, 2012) -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, and the Aeronautics and Astronautics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announce the creation of a new fellowship for basic research in the aeronautical and aerospace sciences.

The fellowship initial research will focus on the development of autonomous systems, which entails the theory and development of logic structures and control processes that allow...

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