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08/19/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 19, 2013) - Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that 40 current and former employees were inducted into the International Space Hall of Fame (ISHF).

08/13/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 13, 2013) - Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it successfully conducted a key Orion Jettison Motor (JM) test that demonstrated potential low-cost replacement graphite material for the JM throat inserts.

08/13/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 13, 2013) - Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has shipped the first set of four Solar Electric Propulsion (SEP) thrusters for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R Series (GOES-R).

08/13/2013

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Aug. 13, 2013) - Dynetics officials today reported successful progress on the company's hardware build and test tasks in support of advanced development for NASA's Space Launch System (SLS).

08/07/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 7, 2013) - Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its propulsion systems played a major role in successfully placing the sixth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-6) spacecraft into orbit for the U.S. military.

07/19/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 19, 2013) - Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion systems played a major role in successfully placing the second of five Mobile User Object System (MUOS-2) satellites into orbit today for the U.S. Navy.

07/11/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 11, 2013) - Aerojet Rocketdyne and NASA successfully completed a series of hot-fire tests on a liquid-oxygen/gaseous hydrogen rocket injector assembly built using additive manufacturing technology.

07/08/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 8, 2013) - Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, today announced that Paul Meyer will join the company as senior vice president, Advanced Programs & Business Development. This newly-created organization encompasses Advanced Programs, Advanced Technology and Business Development for all of Aerojet Rocketdyne.

07/01/2013

TEMPE, Ariz. (July 1, 2013) - Long-term collaborations spanning a range of research and education efforts, engineering projects, workforce development and philanthropic activities are among goals set forth in an agreement between Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of GenCorp, and Arizona State University to take effect July 1.

06/26/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 26, 2013) - Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its Sacramento facility is a 2013 recipient of the Defense Security Service's (DSS) James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award.