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2011-03-23 11:45:00

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AMPAC-ISP CORP., American Pacific Corporation's (Nasdaq: APFC) wholly-owned in-space propulsion subsidiary (AMPAC-ISP), reported that their LEROS 1b bipropellant engine (LEROS 1b) fired for nearly fifteen minutes in the early hours on March 18, 2011 to slow the MESSENGER (MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging) spacecraft and place it into orbit around Mercury. The orbit insertion firing slowed the spacecraft by more...

2011-02-22 10:03:00

NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AMPAC-ISP CORP., American Pacific Corporation's (Nasdaq: APFC) wholly-owned In-Space Propulsion subsidiary (AMPAC-ISP or AMPAC In-Space Propulsion), is producing bipropellant thrusters for the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle under contract to Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems. These engines provide vernier reaction control for the spacecraft, and are designed in varied configurations to match the vehicle contour at their specific...

2010-08-04 15:03:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Pacific Corporation (Nasdaq: APFC) today reported financial results for its fiscal 2010 third quarter ended June 30, 2010. We provide non-GAAP measures as a supplement to financial results based on GAAP. A reconciliation of the non-GAAP measures to the most directly comparable GAAP measures is included in the accompanying supplemental data. FINANCIAL SUMMARY Quarter Ended June 30, 2010 Compared to Quarter Ended June 30, 2009...

2009-08-11 10:33:00

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMPAC-ISP CORP., American Pacific Corporation's (Nasdaq: APFC) wholly-owned in-space propulsion subsidiary (AMPAC-ISP or AMPAC In-Space Propulsion), reports that its hydrazine monopropellant engines, with a 30+ year history of successful space application, are key elements of the propulsion systems that power NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) and Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS). The two spacecraft were...


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