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Aerojet Rocketdyne Thrusters Help Carry NASA Mars Probe Into Space; Steve Bouley Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne helped NASA launch of a Mars-bound spacecraft that will work to study how the planet’s climate changed due to loss off atmospheric gas. The company provided 12 monopropellant thrusters designed for settling burns and roll, pitch and yaw control on the rocket’s Centaur upper stage, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday. NASA’s Mars Atmosphere …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Facility Marks 10-Year Safety Milestone

An Aerojet Rocketdyne manufacturing facility in Utah reached milestone in late September for not having a single reported lost-time injury over the past 10 years. The facility is located in Clearfield, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Thursday. “This significant achievement demonstrates the ongoing commitment to safe behavior and operating discipline by each and every …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne, Nonprofit Demo Solar Energy Generation Pilot System; Neeta Patel Comments

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Aerojet Rocketdyne is working with the working with the nonprofit Electric Power Research Institute to demonstrate a pilot system that works to generate enough solar energy to power seven houses. The High Concentrated Photovoltaic technology takes up 600 square feet of space and started to operate in August, Aerojet Rocketdyne announced Tuesday. “We are able …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne, Boeing, NASA Test Crew Capsule Propulsion System; John Mulholland Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne and Boeing have finished evaluating the maneuvering and control thrusters on space capsule Boeing is developing for NASA. Test firings occurred at White Sands Space Harbor in New Mexico and assessed how the spacecraft’s thrusters will perform in a space-like environment at a 100,000-foot altitude, the space agency said Friday. …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Wins Environmental Excellence Award for Remediation Project

Aerojet Rocketdyne has received an environmental excellence award from the Arkansas Environmental Federation for the company’s perchlorate remediation project in Camden, Ark. The AEF 2013 Diamond Award highlighted the company’s use of natural biological methods to recycle soil and the company exceeding its mandated soil and groundwater clean-up goals, Aerojet …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Demos Guided Missile’s Flight Weight System; Dave Parker Comments

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Aerojet Rocketdyne has test-fired an integrated flight weight system for a guided missile program demonstration intended to prepare the units for a forthcoming critical design review. The GenCorp subsidiary performed the second Standard Missile-3 Block IIA Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System hot fire test at its Sacramento, Calif.-based headquarters, …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Delta Clipper Workers Named to Int’l Space Hall of Fame; Warren Boley Comments

Forty current and former Aerojet Rocketdyne employees have been selected to the International Space Hall of Fame for their contributions to a launch vehicle system development program. Delta Clipper Experimental was an unmanned single-stage-to-orbit spacecraft built in the 1990s to demonstrate vertical takeoff and landing, subsonic maneuvers and space vehicle …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Transports Solar Electric Propulsion Thrusters to Lockheed; Warren Boley Jr. Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne has delivered the first batch of solar electric propulsion thrusters to Lockheed Martin for a spacecraft being jointly developed by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Lockheed will install the SEP thrusters and power conditioning components on the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series at NASA’s Stennis Space …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion System Helps Lift Wideband Global SATCOM 6 Into Space

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Aerojet Rocketdyne produced the propulsion system for a U.S. Air Force used to launch a military communications satellite Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base, Fla.. The company provided the Wideband Global SATCOM-6’s booster engine, upper-stage engine and multiple spacecraft attitude control thrusters, Aeroject Rocketdyne announced Wednesday. Boeing built the …

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