Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The upcoming launch of the U.S. Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-11 satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, will benefit from just over 1.74 million pounds of added thrust from five AJ-60A solid rocket boosters supplied by Aerojet Rocketdyne.

REDMOND, Wash., April 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne's NEXT-C ion propulsion engine has successfully cleared NASA's critical design review (CDR), confirming the technology achieved all program requirements and is ready for final production of the flight units.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne announced that Natalie Schilling joined the company today as Chief Human Resources Officer. Schilling will report directly to CEO and President Eileen Drake and will serve as one of the officers of parent company Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD).

REDMOND, Wash., March 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne recently completed delivery of all of the crew module engines for Boeing's Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner spacecraft. Boeing will integrate the engines into the Starliner crew module at its Commercial Crew and Cargo Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An upgraded insensitive explosive developed by Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), was recently tested by AFRL to support the Mk-82 500-lb. and Mk-83 1,000-lb.