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Leaders to Sign First-Ever Space Industry Pledge on Diversity at 37th Space Symposium

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 31, 2022 — Next week, at the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium, twenty-one space companies will come together as the charter signatories of a first-of-its-kind industry pledge to advance diversity across our collective workforce in the years ahead. The “Space Workforce 2030” pledge commits these companies to annual reporting of data…

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Space Systems Command Media Roundtable

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Space Systems Command (SSC) will host a media roundtable with virtual option on Wednesday, Apr. 6 at 12:45 p.m. (MDT) in the Media Briefing Room B, Astor Room on the 2nd Floor of Broadmoor Hall during the 37th Space Symposium. The roundtable will feature the following speakers, Gen.…

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NSTXL To Host Air Force Research Lab’s Col. Felt and Space Systems Command’s Col. Roth at 37th Space Symposium

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — March 29, 2022 — National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL) will host Col. Eric J. Felt, Commander of the Phillips Research Site and director of the Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and Col. Joseph J. Roth, Director of Innovation and Prototyping for Space…

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SNC Partners with Idaho National Laboratory to Provide Enhanced Grid Cybersecurity 

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SPARKS, Nevada (March 2, 2022) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global national security and aerospace company owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, today announced a partnership with Idaho National Laboratory (INL), one of the nation’s leading energy and national security research centers. The partnership integrates SNC’s Binary Armor® SCADA network cybersecurity tool with INL’s Constrained Cyber Communication Device…

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SNC Delivers First RFCM-Integrated AC-130J to USSOCOM, Prepares to Support Developmental & Operational Testing

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (March 1, 2022) – Global aerospace and national security company Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has completed the first AC-130J aircraft for U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) under the AC/MC 130J Radio Frequency Countermeasures (RFCM) program. The RFCM suite, integrated by SNC, operates the ALQ-251 system developed by Northrop Grumman. It provides threat detection, precision geolocation…

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Ball Aerospace Supports Critical Design Review of NASA’s SPHEREx Mission

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BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 23, 2022 — Ball Aerospace supported completion of critical design review (CDR) for NASA’s Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx) mission. Ball will now move forward with building the telescope and spacecraft. In addition to designing and building the spacecraft and telescope, Ball Aerospace…

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UK satellite firm signs launch deal with SpaceX

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Satellite Vu will share a ride into space on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 to green the planet. London, 21 February – UK space firm, Satellite Vu, have signed a launch deal with Elon Musk’s renowned aerospace company, SpaceX, to launch the world’s highest resolution thermal imaging satellite in early 2023. Satellite Vu will be part of…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Positioned to Continue Driving Growth, Profitability and Value Creation

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Announces Termination of Merger Agreement with Lockheed Martin EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Feb. 13, 2022 – Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD) (the “Company”) today reaffirmed its strong foundation for substantial value creation following the termination of its merger agreement with Lockheed Martin Corporation. The Company issued the following statement: We are poised to deliver substantial…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Innovative Solid Rocket Motor Technology Supports the U.S. Army’s LC-TERM Program

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 9, 2022 – Aerojet Rocketdyne has successfully tested an advanced solid rocket motor as part of the U.S. Army Low Cost Tactical Extended Range Missile (LC-TERM) Technology Program. Capabilities demonstrated under the LC-TERM program have applicability to the U.S. Army’s Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) family of munitions. “This successful test demonstrates Aerojet…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Demonstrates Groundbreaking Propulsion for Next Generation Torpedoes

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 8, 2022 – Aerojet Rocketdyne has successfully built and tested a Stored Chemical Energy Propulsion, or SCEPS, lithium boiler which could be used to power the U.S. Navy’s next generation torpedoes. “Aerojet Rocketdyne’s self-funded manufacturing of a SCEPS lithium boiler demonstrates our strong commitment to delivering affordable, low risk and high quality products…

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