Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2017

Atlas V’s Upgraded Block B Solids Provide Enhanced Performance and Reliability

Atlas V’s Upgraded Block B Solids Provide Enhanced Performance and Reliability

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 9, 2005 -- Aerojet, a GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it won a multi-year contract from NASA's Exploration Systems Mission Directorate to design, build, test and deliver a 600kW Hall Thruster electric propulsion system to power future cargo transport vehicles to the Moon and Mars. The contract is valued at $32.4 million (including all options).

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 2, 2005 -- Friday’s flight of a Titan IVB launch vehicle, out of Cape Canaveral, Fla., was supported – as the Titan program has been for 50 years – by Aerojet engines. The Titan IVB vehicle lofted a classified payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office, powered by Aerojet’s first- and second-stage storable liquid rocket engines.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 4, 2005 -- Aerojet, a GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it successfully completed a test of its Atlas® V solid rocket motor on a new test fixture at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Edwards AFB, Calif. The solid rocket motor test took place on April 1, 2005 at AFRL.

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