Aerojet Rocketdyne to Develop Advanced Propulsion System for U.S. Navy’s Advanced Lightweight Torpedo

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne has been awarded a $63.2 millionOther Transaction Authority by the U.S. Navy to develop an advanced propulsion system for the MK 54 MOD 2 Advanced Lightweight Torpedo (ALWT).

NASA’s Artemis I Progresses Toward Launch

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The flight hardware has been built, the launch facilities are ready, and NASA and its industry partners are checking off final milestones for the launch that will put America on the path to landing the first woman and next man on the Moon. The Artemis I mission – the culmination of work by people across the country in support of the Space Launch System (SLS), Orion and Exploration Ground System (EGS) programs – will preserve the nation’s leadership in human space exploration and set the U.S. on a new journey to explore deep space.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Welcomes Andreas Wagner as Chief Human Resources Officer

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne announced that Andreas Wagner will join the company on March 2, 2020 as Chief Human Resources Officer. Wagner will report directly to CEO and President Eileen Drake and will serve as one of the officers of parent company Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc.

DARPA Selects Aerojet Rocketdyne to Develop Propulsion Technology for the Hypersonic Defense Program Glide Breaker

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne has been awarded a contract worth up to $19.6 million by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop enabling technologies for an advanced hypersonic defense interceptor known as Glide Breaker.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivers RL10 Engines That Will Help Send NASA Astronauts to Deep Space

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne recently delivered four RL10 upper stage engines to NASA’s Stennis Space Center that will help power NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket as it carries astronauts aboard the Orion spacecraft to deep space. These missions are part of NASA’s Artemis program, which will land the first woman and next man on the Moon, and set the stage to send astronauts to Mars.