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Missile Defense Agency Selects Aerojet Rocketdyne to Mature Hypersonic Defense Component Technology

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Aerojet Rocketdyne awarded contract up to $18,984,061 under the Missile Defense Agency’s Broad Agency Announcement for Hypersonic Defense Component Technology Effort will focus on Axial Upper Stage technology risk reduction Aerojet Rocketdyne has decades of experience in design, development and production of advanced hypersonic propulsion technology HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 2, 2019 – Aerojet Rocketdyne has been…

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Ball Aerospace Names Dr. Jake Sauer Vice President and General Manager of Tactical Solutions Business

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BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 25, 2019 – Earlier today, Ball Aerospace announced that Dr. Rob Freedman, vice president and general manager of the company’s Tactical Solutions (TS) business, plans to retire at the end of the year. Dr. Jake Sauer, currently senior director, Survivability and Strike (SAS) business area, will succeed Freedman. Freedman and Sauer will…

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Tyler Evans Named Senior Vice President of Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Defense Business Unit

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2019 – Aerojet Rocketdyne announced today that Tyler Evans has been named as the company’s senior vice president of the Defense Business Unit, reporting directly to CEO and President Eileen Drake. Evans is based out of the company’s Huntsville, Alabama, Defense Headquarters. Evans joined Aerojet Rocketdyne in January 2014 as…

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NanoRacks to Make Space More Accessible to the World from the United Arab Emirates / Hub71

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SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – NanoRacks, the world’s leading provider of commercial access to space, is pleased to announce that it’s opening and staffing its first office in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Abu Dhabi’s Hub71, a global tech ecosystem driven by Mubadala Investment Company, backed by the Abu…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Helping to Propel Modernization of GPS Satellite Constellation

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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…

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

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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…

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

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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…

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NanoRacks Announces European Company, Hires Veronica La Regina as Director

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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…

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

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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,…

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

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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…

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