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The Ozmen Foundation Fuels Next-Gen STEM Talent Through Support of MIT’s Beaver Works Summer STEM Program

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SPARKS, Nev., (August 19, 2021) – Through the Ozmen Foundation Fund, Eren and Fatih Ozmen sponsored MIT’s 2021 Beaver Works Summer Institute (BWSI) for the sixth straight year. BWSI is a four-week summer program for talented high school seniors with a passion for science, technology, engineering and math. The program is offered by Beaver Works, a joint venture between the…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Expands Los Angeles Facility for NASA’s Moon and Mars Rocket

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LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 18, 2021 – Aerojet Rocketdyne has finished a major expansion of its Los Angeles facility to support production of new-generation RS-25 main engines for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), which will send astronauts to the Moon as early as 2024. “This expanded facility will serve NASA’s human exploration requirements for decades to come,”…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. Reports 2021 Second Quarter Results

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD) (the “Company”) today reported results for the three months ended June 30, 2021. Financial Overview Three months ended June 30, Six Months ended June 30, 2021 2020 2021 2020 (In millions, except percentage and per share amounts) Net sales $ 556.9 $…

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Sierra Space Secures Senior Aerospace Exec Tom Vice as CEO

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Joins Team of Experienced Business Executives, Talented Engineers, and Accomplished Astronauts LOUISVILLE, Colo., July 19, 2021 – Sierra Space, the new commercial space subsidiary of global aerospace and national security leader Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), has named senior aerospace executive Tom Vice as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Tom Vice joins Sierra Space following an extensive career in…

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SNC Delivers Fully Integrated EMARSS Aircraft to U.S. Army

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Mission Enhancement Kit Enhances Fleet Capabilities SPARKS, Nev., July 15, 2021 – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security company owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, recently delivered its seventh fully integrated Mission Enhancement Kit (MEK) aircraft to the U.S. Army, adding enhanced capabilities to the Army’s Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System…

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U.S. Army Acquires Service-Wide License of SNC TRAX® Software to Enable Network Interoperability

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Southern Pines, NC (July 07, 2021) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security company owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, was awarded a contract by the U.S. Army for an unlimited distribution of the SNC Tactical Radio Application eXtension (TRAX) software to deliver effective interoperability across disparate communications systems, networks and domains.…

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Ball Aerospace Names Dr. Jeanne Atwell Vice President and Chief Engineer

BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 30, 2021 — Ball Aerospace recently announced that Dr. Jeanne Atwell will serve as vice president and chief engineer for Ball Aerospace. “I’m pleased to welcome Jeanne into her new role as our most senior technical leader,” said Dave Kaufman, president, Ball Aerospace. “She has an impeccable technical record and will focus on…

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Sierra Space Provides Integration Services for New Nuclear Propulsion System as Part of DARPA’s DRACO Program

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LOUISVILLE, Colo. (June 24, 2021) – Sierra Space, the new commercial space subsidiary of global aerospace and national security leader Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), will supply the propulsion components and integration services for a Nuclear Thermal Propulsion (NTP) system under a recent contract with General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS). GA-EMS and Sierra Space will develop and demonstrate…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Innovative Solid Rocket Motor Technology Advances DARPA’s OpFires Hypersonics Program

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 21, 2021 – Aerojet Rocketdyne has successfully tested a full-scale advanced solid rocket motor as part of an ongoing test series in support of Phase 2 of the Operational Fires (OpFires) program, a U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) effort to develop a ground-launched tactical hypersonic weapon. “This successful test demonstrates Aerojet…

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Sierra Space and Rhodium Scientific Sign Agreement Exploring Viability of Science Operations on Sierra Space LIFE™ Habitat

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LOUISVILLE, CO., June 16, 2021 – Sierra Space Corporation (Sierra Space), the new commercial space subsidiary of global aerospace and national security leader Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), today announced the signing of a joint agreement with Rhodium Scientific, an innovative provider of space microgravity science mission and logistics services. Specializing in space-based scientific research, Rhodium Scientific will test…

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