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Launch Alliance’s Successful Atlas V Mission for the U.S. Government : 05/22/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 22, 2014) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, played a significant role in successfully launching a national security payload into orbit for the U.S. government. The mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket, with an Aerojet Rocketdyne RL10A-4-2 upper-stage engine, five helium pressurization tanks and a dozen Centaur upper-stage thrusters used for roll, pitch,...

Three Northrop Grumman-Built Spacecraft Mark On Orbit Anniversaries In 2014 with Continued Achievements, Additional Years of Performance : 05/21/2014

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (May 21, 2014) – Two scientific spacecraft and a military communications payload produced by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) are observing major on orbit anniversaries this year as they continue to perform for many additional years beyond their design lives.

Chandra X-ray Observatory: This space telescope recently spotted the longest object ever seen in the Milky Way Galaxy – a jet of high-energy particles 37 light years in...

Aerojet Rocketdyne to Provide Upper-Stage Propulsion for Revolutionary Eagles Launch System : 05/19/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 19, 2014)Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, has received a contract from Stratolaunch Systems Corporation (SSC) to provide six RL10C-1 production engines, with an option to provide an additional six RL10C-1 production engines at a later date, for the third stage of a revolutionary commercial air-launch system. The inaugural launch of Thunderbolt, the air-launch vehicle designed and developed for SSC, is scheduled for 2018...

Aerojet Rocketdyne and Dynetics Announce Strategic Partnership for Advanced Aerospace Technologies and Systems : 05/19/2014

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (May 19, 2014) – Aerojet Rocketdyne (AR), a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, and Dynetics are announcing a strategic partnership in Huntsville, Ala., to enhance collaboration in aerospace technologies and systems.

Based on marked success supporting NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) Advanced Booster Engineering Demonstration and/or Risk Reduction (ABEDRR) program, AR and Dynetics plan to expand the existing partnership to include: high-temperature, lightweight...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Successful Launch of Global Positioning System Satellite for the U.S. Air Force : 05/17/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 17, 2014 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, has supported the successful launch of the sixth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF military navigation satellite into orbit today. The GPS IIF-6 satellite was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida by a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV medium rocket. Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion included an RS-68 booster engine, an RL10B-2 upper stage engine and multiple spacecraft...

Global Design Contest Challenges Engineers and Students to Create the Future : 05/16/2014

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The 12th annual “Create the Future” Design Contest ( sponsored by COMSOL and Mouser Electronics, along with Intel® and Analog Devices, and produced by Tech Briefs Media Group is now open and runs through July 1, 2014. Create an innovative new product idea that benefits society and the economy for the opportunity to receive global recognition and a cash prize of $20,000.


Launchspace - Proud Co-Sponsor of the Space Foundation’s New Generation Space Leaders Program : 05/15/2014

Bethesda, MD. (May 15, 2014) — Launchspace training activities for space professionals date back to 1970.  This year, Launchspace is taking its corporate philosophy of presenting training courses for professional development to the next level by supporting the Space Foundation’s “New Generation Space Leaders” initiative and engaging the younger members of the space professional family.

“There is nothing more rewarding nor important than assisting young space...

Inmarsat to Provide Free Global Airline Tracking Service : 05/12/2014

0700 BST, Monday 12 May 2014 – In advance of the conference on aircraft tracking being hosted by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal on Monday 12th May, Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications safety services, today confirmed that it has proposed to ICAO a free global airline tracking service over the Inmarsat network, as part of the anticipated adoption of further aviation safety service measures by the world’s...

Production Ramps Up on Advanced EHF Fifth, Sixth Payloads With Northrop Grumman’s Delivery of 36,000-Plus Integrated Circuits : 05/07/2014

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (May 7, 2014) - More than 36,000 integrated circuits fabricated by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for the U.S. Air Force’s fifth and sixth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellites are allowing production to ramp up on a broad scale for both payloads.

Each payload contains some 18,000 high-frequency Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs) for frequency conversion, amplification and switching. They are integrated throughout...

Inmarsat Government Increases Its Presence on Social Media with Launch of LinkedIn Page : 05/06/2014

Herndon, VA (May 6, 2014) – Inmarsat Government, a leading provider of secure, global, mission-critical telecommunications to the U.S. public sector, announced that it has launched its corporate LinkedIn page as part of its social media strategy to enhance communication with individuals, business and government organizations. The launch of the LinkedIn page follows the company’s previously established blog – the FrontPage.

“With the Inmarsat Government LinkedIn page, we now...


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