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Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation Supporting COVID-19 Relief Efforts

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 21, 2020 – The Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation has launched a campaign to provide up to $750,000 to support COVID-19 relief efforts in communities where Aerojet Rocketdyne facilities are located. The campaign includes direct funding from the foundation and an employee donation matching program. “We have strong ties to our local communities…

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Ball Aerospace Conducts Critical Design Review for Space Force’s Next-Gen Operational Weather Satellite

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BOULDER, Colo., April 20, 2020 — Ball Aerospace conducted a critical design review (CDR) of the Weather System Follow-on (WSF) satellite mission, which it is building for the U.S. Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC). With CDR concluded, Ball Aerospace begins full production of the satellite. Upon delivery, this next-generation operational environmental satellite…

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SNC Leverages VORTEX® Engine Technology for DARPA’s OpFires Program

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SPARKS, Nev. (April 2, 2020) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, reached a major milestone in the advancement of hypersonic propulsion with its patented VORTEX engine, advancing to the next phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Operational Fires (OpFires) program.…

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AEHF-6 Launch Marks 500th Flight of Aerojet Rocketdyne’s RL10 Engine

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 26, 2020 – The successful March 26 launch of the U.S. Space Force’s sixth and final Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) military communications satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket marked the 500th flight of Aerojet Rocketdyne’s RL10 upper-stage engine. The RL10, which powers the ULA Atlas V…

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Ball Aerospace Completes MethaneSAT Preliminary Design Review

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BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 20, 2020 — Ball Aerospace successfully completed the preliminary design review (PDR) of the advanced spectrometer instrument for the MethaneSAT Flight System, a 350-kilogram satellite that will locate and measure methane emissions around the globe. With the completion of PDR, Ball will proceed with the critical design phase. “We are excited to…

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DARPA Selects Aerojet Rocketdyne to Develop Propulsion Technology for the Hypersonic Defense Program Glide Breaker

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 10, 2020 – Aerojet Rocketdyne has been awarded a contract worth up to $19.6 million by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop enabling technologies for an advanced hypersonic defense interceptor known as Glide Breaker. “Advancing hypersonic technology is a national security imperative,” said Eileen Drake, Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO and president.…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivers RL10 Engines That Will Help Send NASA Astronauts to Deep Space

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 3, 2020 – Aerojet Rocketdyne recently delivered four RL10 upper stage engines to NASA’s Stennis Space Center that will help power NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket as it carries astronauts aboard the Orion spacecraft to deep space. These missions are part of NASA’s Artemis program, which will land the…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Achieves Milestone on DARPA OpFires Program

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 3, 2019 – Aerojet Rocketdyne has finished a series of subscale propulsion-system test firings as part of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) effort to develop a ground-launched hypersonic missile for tactical use. DARPA recently announced completion of the preliminary design review for its Operational Fires (OpFires) program, which is developing…

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SNC’s “Shooting Star” Arrives at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

SPARKS, Nev. (November 19, 2019) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, delivered a test version of its Shooting Star cargo module to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center for testing ahead of its planned launch with SNC’s Dream Chaser® spacecraft in 2021. Shooting Star is…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Engines Perform Successfully During Boeing’s Starliner Pad Abort Test

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WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Nov. 4, 2019 – Aerojet Rocketdyne and Boeing successfully tested the primary launch abort system for the Starliner next-generation crew spacecraft at the U.S. Army’s White Sands Missile Range located in New Mexico today. Aerojet Rocketdyne is the main propulsion provider for the Starliner service module, which will carry out…

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