Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 25, 2015 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, helped successfully propel another in the series of Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF military navigation satellites into orbit today. The latest mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket.

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, March 17, 2015 – European Space Propulsion (ESP), a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, was awarded a contract valued at approximately €11 million from the European Space Agency (ESA) for the flight qualification of the 5-kilowatt XR-5E Hall Thruster.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 16, 2015 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, has recently completed a successful series of hot-fire tests of key additively manufactured components for its AR1 booster engine at its Sacramento test facility.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 12, 2015 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, played a major role in successfully placing NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) mission into orbit. The unprecedented mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket.

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, March 12, 2015 – European Space Propulsion (ESP), a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, recently received a contract from Airbus Space and Defence and Thales Alenia Space for the development of a new ThermoThrottle to provide variable Xenon Flow Control (XFC) for the ESP XR-5E Hall Thruster, the European version of Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Zero

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