Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2018

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.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne today announced that Greg Jones will join the company on Feb. 5 as senior vice president, Strategy & Business Development. Jones 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).

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), played an integral part in today's launch of the U.S. Air Force's newest missile warning satellite, including a role in helping to minimize the mission's impact on Earth's orbital environment.