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

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Successfully Tests Hypersonic DMRJ Engine

Aerojet Rocketdyne Successfully Tests Hypersonic DMRJ Engine   New dual-mode ramjet/scramjet (DMRJ) engine successfully tested over a wider operating range than previously demonstrated. Successful testing brings our nation one step closer to developing hypersonic aircraft capable of conventional takeoff and landing. Aerojet Rocketdyne has been a leader in developing hypersonic propulsion technologies for more than…

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Bidding Farewell to a Space Industry Workhorse

Bidding Farewell to a Space Industry Workhorse   ICESat-2 launch marks final flight for the Delta II launch vehicle; would be its 100th successful launch in a row Aerojet Rocketdyne RS-27 and AJ10 engines have powered the rocket’s first and second stages with 100 percent reliability AJ10 engine family will continue to fly as part…

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ALASKA AEROSPACE TO HOST OPEN HOUSE AND TOWN HALL MEETING IN KODIAK

Kodiak, AK (September 5, 2018)  Alaska Aerospace is hosting an Open House at the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska (PSCA) on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm to celebrate twenty years of launch activities.  The public is invited to visit the site, where Alaska Aerospace staff will be providing tours of…

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