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Aug 23, 2012, 02:15 ET Aerojet's LEO-7 Second Stage Rocket Motor Completes Successful Hot-Fire Test

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its Low Earth Orbit (LEO)-7 second stage rocket motor successfully completed a hot-fire...


Apr 17, 2012, 08:30 ET Aerojet Delivers 50th Flight-Ready Solid Rocket Booster to United Launch Alliance

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has delivered the 50th Solid Rocket Booster (SRB) to United Launch Alliance (ULA) in...


Feb 24, 2012, 08:38 ET Aerojet Propulsion Propels Atlas V Launch Vehicle and Delivers MUOS Satellite to Orbit

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, provided its solid rocket boosters to the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V launch vehicle for the...


Jan 19, 2012, 08:50 ET Aerojet Propulsion Helps Deliver Air Force's Wideband Global SATCOM Spacecraft

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its propulsion components assisted with today's launch and payload insertion of the U.S. Air...


Jan 12, 2012, 08:00 ET Aerojet Propulsion Adjusts Trajectory of NASA's Mars-bound Spacecraft

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its hydrazine thrusters powered a critical in-flight maneuver for NASA's Mars Science...


Dec 21, 2011, 05:12 ET Aerojet's Sacramento Facility Achieves One Million Man Hours Without a Lost-time Injury

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its Sacramento, Calif. headquarters has once again achieved one million man hours without ...


Dec 02, 2011, 04:16 ET Carlton Brewer Named Aerojet Huntsville Site Executive

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that Carlton Brewer has been appointed as site executive for its Huntsville, Alabama location. ...


Nov 30, 2011, 04:35 ET Successful GMLRS+ Rocket Flight Test Demonstrates New Aerojet Scalable Effects Warhead

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its new scalable effects warhead was successfully demonstrated on Lockheed Martin's Guided...


Nov 28, 2011, 04:30 ET Aerojet and FTT Announce Major Next Generation Engine Milestone

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has successfully completed a major milestone in the development of a ground...


Nov 26, 2011, 11:57 ET Aerojet Propulsion Boosts Next Generation Mars Science Laboratory Mission

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, helped launch a new era of planetary exploration by providing propulsion for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory...


Nov 22, 2011, 04:45 ET Aerojet Completes Design Verification Testing on First MR-104G Engine for NASA's Orion Spacecraft

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, in conjunction with Lockheed Martin and NASA, has successfully completed vibration, shock and hot fire design...


Nov 21, 2011, 04:30 ET Aerojet Selected to Complete Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System Development for the SM-3 Block IIA Missile

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has been competitively selected by Raytheon Missile Systems to complete the...


Nov 04, 2011, 09:00 ET Aerojet Named NASA Glenn Research Center's Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, was named NASA Glenn Research Center's Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year for its commitment to small ...


Oct 24, 2011, 04:30 ET John Luddy Named Vice President of Aerojet's Washington, D.C. Office

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, announced today that John Luddy has joined Aerojet to head the Washington, D.C. office. Since 2002, Mr. Luddy...


Sep 29, 2011, 08:00 ET Aerojet's AJ26 Flight Engine Delivers Successful Hot-Fire Test for Orbital's Taurus II Space Launch Vehicle

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that along with NASA and Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) (Orbital), the team...


Sep 28, 2011, 10:00 ET Aerojet Announces Milestone Reached with EPA Order

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that on Sept. 20, 2011, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a...


Sep 23, 2011, 04:32 ET Aerojet's Huntsville Office Expansion Aligns Company for Future Growth

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today the expansion of its Huntsville offices to provide its local customers with additional...


Sep 10, 2011, 12:54 ET Aerojet Engine Helps Launch GRAIL Lunar Mission

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its AJ10 engine successfully powered the second stage of today's Delta II launch carrying a new ...


Sep 02, 2011, 08:00 ET GenCorp Foundation Grants Encourage STEM Education

The GenCorp Foundation continues to advance its mission of community support and giving with the announcement of its $202,800 in grants dedicated to...


Aug 31, 2011, 05:25 ET Aerojet Completes Testing of SM-3 Blk IB TDACS

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that it accomplished several key developmental milestones on its Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Blk IB...


Aug 18, 2011, 04:30 ET Aerojet's Improved Rocket Motor Propels Lockheed Martin's GMLRS+ Demonstration

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its improved Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) rocket motor propelled the...


Aug 11, 2011, 01:55 ET Aerojet's Upper Stage Engine Technology Hydrogen Turbopump Achieves 100 Percent Operational Speed

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announces the successful testing of the state-of-the-art Upper Stage Engine Technology (USET) Hydrogen...


Aug 05, 2011, 04:30 ET Aerojet Solid Rocket Boosters Help Launch Juno Mission

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced its key role in the successful launch of United Launch Alliance's (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Cape...


Jul 21, 2011, 12:57 ET Shuttle Atlantis Return Marks Final Flight Milestone

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, salutes today's return of orbiter Atlantis and the NASA human spaceflight team for this historic mission and...


Jul 21, 2011, 05:39 ET Aerojet's Engines Launch Second GPS Block IIF-2 Satellite

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its engines contributed to last weekend's successful launch of the second Global...