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DOE Taps Aerojet Rocketdyne for Two Space Mission Power Generators

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Aerojet Rocketdyne has secured a contract to provide the Department of Energy with two units of thermoelectric generators designed for deep space missions. The company said Friday it will fabricate, deliver and test a couple of Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generators that would support possible missions to explore Saturn’s moon Titan and Neptune’s largest moon Triton. 

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James Taiclet: Lockheed-Aerojet Rocketdyne Deal to Drive Tech Integration Work for Federal Clients

James Taiclet President and CEO Lockheed Martin

James Taiclet, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin, said acquiring Aerojet Rocketdyne will bring in propulsion systems for potential integration with Lockheed-built missile and rocket offerings, Via Satellite reported Monday. Taiclet told analysts Monday during a conference call he expects the transaction to support upfront design, production planning and engineering integration efforts at the Bethesda, Maryland-based aerospace and defense company.

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Furthers Propulsion System Test for DARPA Hypersonics Program

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A propulsion technology Aerojet Rocketdyne developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's hypersonic missile development program, called Operational Fires, has undergone a second round of tests. The company said Tuesday it conducted cold gas tests of OpFires propulsion system components seven months after completion of subscale test firings.

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Finishes Engine Production for NASA’s Crewed Flight Mission; Eileen Drake Quoted

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Aerojet Rocketdyne has fulfilled its task to produce hardware necessary for the propulsion of the rocket that would send a crewed Orion spacecraft around the moon as part of NASA's second Artemis mission. The company said Monday it completed the RL10 and RS-25 engines for the Space Launch System in support of Artemis II, the second integrated SLS-Orion flight and the first lunar flyby with crew.

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