Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2018

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.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today's launch of the nation's newest weather satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket marks the flight of the 100th Aerojet Rocketdyne AJ-60A solid rocket booster (SRB), the largest monolithically wound SRB ever flown.

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., Feb. 21, 2018 – With an eye toward future deep space missions, Aerojet Rocketdyne and NASA today powered up the RS-25 main engine for the agency’s powerful heavy-lift Space Launch System (SLS) to its highest thrust levels yet.

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., Feb. 1, 2018 – NASA and Aerojet Rocketdyne today cleared a significant milestone toward the first crewed flight of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) with the latest successful test firing of an RS-25 engine, which powers the heavy-lift rocket’s first stage.