The Space Foundation Headquarters will be closed Tuesday, September 17 and Wednesday, September 18.

News

Partner News

Aerojet Rocketdyne Helping to Propel Modernization of GPS Satellite Constellation

Posted in: Partner News

Successful mission helped place the second advanced GPS III satellite into orbit Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion systems support every phase of mission; from boost to decommissioning Launch marked final mission for ULA Delta IV Medium launch vehicle CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Aug. 22, 2019) – A new U.S. Air Force Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite, built by…

Continue reading »

SLS Core Stage Receives Four RS-25 Engines for First Flight

Posted in: Partner News

Aerojet Rocketdyne delivered four RS-25 engines for integration with NASA’s first SLS rocket core stage The four RS-25 engines that will fly on the first flight of SLS also powered the space shuttle Aerojet Rocketdyne has powered every astronaut launched from U.S. soil; RS-25 engines will enable the SLS to return humans to the Moon…

Continue reading »

Aerojet Rocketdyne Opens State-of-the-Art Rocket Propulsion Facility in Huntsville

Posted in: Partner News

Huntsville is the company’s Defense Business Unit headquarters Home to some of the most advanced defense and space manufacturing technology in the world   HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (June 7, 2019) – Senior Alabama officials joined Aerojet Rocketdyne’s CEO Eileen Drake and Executive Chairman Warren Lichtenstein today at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the company’s newest state-of-the-art rocket propulsion…

Continue reading »

NanoRacks Announces European Company, Hires Veronica La Regina as Director

Posted in: Partner News

May 2, 2019 – Torino, Italy – NanoRacks is pleased to announce Veronica La Regina as the Director of Global Engagement (Europe) and will be directing NanoRacks Space Outpost S.r.l, an Italian company, co-located at ALTEC in Torino. She will be moving to Torino along with NanoRacks Head of European Operations, Peter Bak. NanoRacks Space Outpost S.r.l. officially…

Continue reading »

Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace Completes Key Test in Support of MDA Medium Range Ballistic Missile Target Program

Posted in: Partner News

Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace Completes Key Test in Support of MDA Medium Range Ballistic Missile Target Program   Iron Bird mission successfully tests target missile simulator air launch extraction and descent system Testing validated newly designed lightweight parachute cluster Data collected will help optimize design parameters and anchor analysis models   YUMA PROVING GROUND, YUMA,…

Continue reading »

Aerojet Rocketdyne Breaks Ground on Large Solid Rocket Motor Development Facility as Expansion in Arkansas Continues

Posted in: Partner News

New facility to develop large solid rocket motors Will be the newest and most modern rocket development facility in the nation Latest chapter of ongoing partnership with state and local community   CAMDEN, Ark. (April 25, 2019) – Senior Aerojet Rocketdyne officials joined Arkansas State and local leaders to break ground today on the latest facility…

Continue reading »

Aerojet Rocketdyne Powers WGS-10 Military Communications Satellite from Launch Pad to Orbit

Posted in: Partner News

Aerojet Rocketdyne Powers WGS-10 Military Communications Satellite from Launch Pad to Orbit   RS-68A and RL10B-2 provide propulsion for United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket HiPAT™ rocket engine helps deliver spacecraft to its final orbital position Delta IV pressure vessels manufactured by Aerojet Rocketdyne subsidiary ARDÉ   CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., March 15,…

Continue reading »

Aerojet Rocketdyne's Affordability and Efficiency Drive Achieves Major Milestones

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (Feb. 7, 2019) – Nearly four years into an aggressive five-year affordability drive, Aerojet Rocketdyne reports that it has already achieved its top major milestones — including relocation of manufacturing capabilities for three key missile defense program products across the country, and elimination of more than 1.1 million square feet of the…

Continue reading »

Aerojet Rocketdyne Awarded DARPA Contract to Design Advanced OpFires Propulsion System

– Contract leverages company’s expertise in hypersonic technology – Goal is to develop a mobile, long-range weapon that could engage time-sensitive targets – Design work could lead to hardware development and testing   HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Dec. 11, 2018) – Aerojet Rocketdyne will design propulsion concepts and technologies for a novel ground-launched tactical weapon system under…

Continue reading »

Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Powers the Fourth U.S. Air Force Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite Mission

Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Powers the Fourth U.S. Air Force Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite Mission   Aerojet Rocketdyne supports the Air Force’s critical communications network, from the launch pad of United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket to orbit to final end-of-life decommissioning of the satellite system. Aerojet Rocketdyne chemical and electric propulsion onboard the AEHF satellites provide orbit…

Continue reading »