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European Space Propulsion and European Astrotech Limited Sign Fueling Services Agreement : 06/18/2013

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (June 18, 2013) - European Space Propulsion (ESP), an Aerojet Rocketdyne company, and European Astrotech Limited (EAL) announced today that they have signed an agreement to combine resources to support the growing satellite fueling services market.

Using the companies' resources and capabilities, the team can extend a global reach supporting multiple launch campaigns with improved capacity for business fluctuation.

"ESP is very pleased to be working with...

Orbit Logic to Integrate GeoEye-1 into DigitalGlobe Planning Software : 06/18/2013

GREENBELT, Md. (June 18th, 2013) - Orbit Logic announced today a contract award from DigitalGlobe to integrate the GeoEye-1 satellite into Orbit Logic's Direct Access Facility Collection Planning System (DAF CPS) software for DigitalGlobe's Direct Access Program (DAP) customers. The new version of DAF CPS will integrate former GeoEye international ground station partners into standard DigitalGlobe DAP operations and will be available for deployment before the end of 2013. Under the...

Aerojet Rocketdyne SM-3 Block IIA TDACS Completes Full System Hot Fire Testing : 06/18/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 18, 2013) - Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that it completed its first Block IIA Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System (TDACS) fully-integrated flight weight system hot fire test for the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA program. The SM-3 program is managed by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and by prime contractor Raytheon Missile Systems.

This first of several SM-3 Block IIA TDACS development and qualification units was...

Jim Maser Named GenCorp Head of Corporate Strategy and Development : 06/17/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 17, 2013) - GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY), headquartered in Sacramento, Calif., announces the appointment of Jim Maser as vice president for Corporate Strategy and Development for the company. Reporting to GenCorp's President and CEO Scott Seymour, Maser will focus on the growth of GenCorp's business base and shareholder value.

"We are very fortunate to have Jim Maser lead our corporate strategy efforts at this critical point in the future of GenCorp," said Seymour. "...

Warren M. Boley, Jr. Named President of Aerojet Rocketdyne : 06/17/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 17, 2013) - GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) announced today that Warren M. Boley, Jr. will serve as the president of Aerojet Rocketdyne, a recently formed, wholly-owned subsidiary of GenCorp Inc., effective June 17, 2013. Aerojet Rocketdyne brings together the storied capabilities of America's two premier rocket propulsion companies.

Boley first joined Aerojet as president in July 2012 and expands his role as president of the new Aerojet Rocketdyne company that was...

GenCorp Completes Acquisition of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne from United Technologies Corporation : 06/14/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 14, 2013) - GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all operations of the Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne business (Rocketdyne) from United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). GenCorp will combine Rocketdyne with Aerojet-General Corporation (Aerojet), a wholly-owned subsidiary of GenCorp, and the combined businesses will operate as Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., headquartered in Sacramento, California.

As part of...

The SI CEO Bill Graham Announces Retirement : 05/31/2013

CHANTILLY, Va. (May 31, 2013) - The SI Organization, Inc. (the SI) today announced that Mac Curtis has been named President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective July 1, 2013. He succeeds Bill Graham, who has been President and CEO since 2003 and will serve as Vice Chairman of the Company going forward.

"Bill spent 20 years with this business, including leading its growth and development over the last decade," said Ramzi Musallam, Chairman of the SI and Managing Partner of...

Thuraya Joins the Space Data Association : 05/27/2013

DUBAI and the Isle of Man (May 27, 2013) - The Space Data Association (SDA) which has been established by commercial satellite operators to improve the safety and efficiency of space operations, today announced that Thuraya Telecommunications, the leading Mobile Satellite Services operator will join the organization as a Member. The SDA is a non-profit association that brings together international satellite operators in collaboration to share critical data and best practices which is vital...

Maritime Broadband offer from Thuraya MarineComms Answers Industry's Cost or Quality Dilemma : 05/23/2013

Dubai, UAE (May 23, 2013) - Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services operator has unveiled a new Maritime Broadband (MBB) service offering, enabling ship owners and managers to enjoy high quality maritime broadband communications at practical prices. Teaming Thuraya's proven and reliable hardware solutions with a range of pricing options, MBB has been designed to provide users with the connectivity they need, while enabling them to budget with confidence.

Orbit Logic Awarded Air Force Space Superiority Contract : 05/20/2013

GREENBELT, MD (May 20, 2013) - Orbit Logic has signed a Phase II SBIR contract sponsored by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for the development of a flexible and scalable architecture for mission planning in onboard flight software. The modular design conceived by Orbit Logic during its Phase I work is flexible to support limited or extensive onboard automation for planning decisions. As part of the new Phase II contract, Orbit Logic will develop a fully functional flight software...


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