SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 23, 2015 – Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE:AJRD) recently was awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin to deliver XR‑5 Hall Effect and MR‑510 Arcjet electric propulsion subsystems, as well as monopropellant rocket engines for the modernized A2100 satellite.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 16, 2015 – Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE:AJRD) and NASA Stennis Space Center signed a Space Act Agreement for test services and test stand support of the AR1 multi-element pre-burner and main injector. Currently in development by Aerojet Rocketdyne, the AR1 engine is a replacement for the Russian-made RD-180 engines that power the Atlas V launch vehicle.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., – (June 8, 2015) – Easton Development Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD), announced today that escrow has closed for the land transaction previously announced on March 4, 2015, to WestLand Capital Partners L.P.
SPARKS, Nev. (June 1, 2015) – Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) congratulates Steven W. Lindsey, senior director of Space Exploration Systems at SNC’s Space Systems, on his induction into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (June 1, 2015) - Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) welcomes two new engineering interns for the summer of 2015, Jason Sebring and Rocky Powers, both Mechanical Engineering majors attending the University of Alaska-Fairbanks. They were selected from a competitive field of highly qualified candidates.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., (May 28, 2015) – NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden visited the Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE:AJRD) facility in Canoga Park, California today to review the company’s unique capabilities and see first-hand how its employees are making a journey to Mars possible.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., (May 26, 2015) – Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) has completed the first in a series of hot-fire tests on the sub-scale oxygen rich pre-burner in support of the U.S. Air Force Hydrocarbon Boost Technology Demonstrator (HBTD) program.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., (May 20, 2015) – Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) supported the successful launch of the Air Force Space Command-5 (AFSPC-5) mission. The mission, which will include a propulsion experiment using Aerojet Rocketdyne Hall thrusters on the military’s X-37B space plane, was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida by a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., (May 15, 2015) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) and Florida Turbine Technologies, Inc. (FTT) announced today that they have entered into a new service agreement for FTT to supply Aerojet Rocketdyne with aerospace propulsion engineering services.
SPARKS, Nev. (May 14, 2015) -- Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Space Systems was competitively selected by Exelis Geospatial Systems to develop and build the Radiation Budget Instrument (RBI) Azimuth Rotation Module (ARM) for the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 (JPSS-2) mission. Exelis is the prime contractor to NASA for the RBI.