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March 20, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports ULA Launch of Wideband Global SATCOM Spacecraft for the U.S. Military

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), played a major role in successfully launching and placing the ninth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-9) spacecraft into orbit for the U.S. military. The mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta

March 6, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Intelsat 33e Communications Satellite Mission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Rocket engines made by Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), are now providing in-flight maneuvers for the Intelsat 33e communications satellite, which launched aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana on Aug. 24. Boeing Satellite Systems International, which built the satellite, has announced that

March 3, 2017

Key Milestone Completed for NASA’s Orion Spacecraft to Ensure Astronaut Safety

REDMOND, Wash. - Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), recently completed hot-fire acceptance testing of eight auxiliary engines that will be used on the first flight of NASA’s Orion spacecraft with the Space Launch System rocket, slated to launch in 2018. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/2fb2ecb3-4512-4575-9488-02ae8ace74be Orion’s

March 3, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Launch of Classified Satellite for the U.S. Government

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), successfully supported the launch of a classified payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. The mission was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion systems on the Atlas V

February 27, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace Opens New Facility on Cape Canaveral

SACRAMENTO, Calif., - Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), announced that Coleman Aerospace today unveiled its new Space Coast Integration & Test Facility at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace, Inc. consummated its previously announced acquisition of Coleman Aerospace from L3 Technologies, Inc. earlier today. “With the

February 22, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne’s AR1 Engine Sets U.S. Record

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss.- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), recently demonstrated the highest chamber pressure of any United States produced liquid oxygen and kerosene main combustion system. This milestone occurred during a series of successful test firings of the AR1’s staged combustion system at NASA’s Stennis Space Center. Preparations for

February 22, 2017

Rare Bird’s Eye View of RS-25 Engine Test

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss.- NASA drone technology captured never-before-seen imagery of the RS-25 engine built by Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), while it underwent testing at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. This is the first time drones have captured photos of the RS-25 engine test from above the test

February 19, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne Names John Schneider VP of Quality & Mission Assurance

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), today announced that John Schneider has been appointed vice president of Quality & Mission Assurance (Q&MA). He succeeds Jerry Tarnacki who was recently named senior vice president of the company’s Space Business Unit. Schneider joined Aerojet Rocketdyne in July 1988 and has

February 19, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne Names Jerry Tarnacki to Lead Space Business Unit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), today announced that Jerry Tarnacki has been appointed as the senior vice president of the company’s recently formed Space Business Unit. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/7703b2a6-4653-4f7b-9d55-a57569e2aa8a In his new role, Tarnacki will report directly to Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO

November 15, 2016

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Launch of WorldView-4 Commercial Earth Observation Satellite

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), successfully supported the launch of WorldView-4, DigitalGlobe’s newest high-accuracy, high-resolution imaging satellite. The mission was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket today. Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion on the Atlas V included the RL10C-1 upper-stage

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