Quantcast

Latest GenCorp Stories

2011-08-05 15:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug.

2011-07-21 16:39:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its engines contributed to last weekend's successful launch of the second Global Positioning System (GPS) Block IIF satellite.

2011-07-21 11:57:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, salutes today's return of orbiter Atlantis and the NASA human spaceflight team for this historic mission and 30 years of flight for an American icon. Blazing into orbit in 1981, NASA's space shuttle fleet has provided an unrivaled payload return capability, the transport of more than 350 astronauts, the delivery and on-orbit maintenance of space assets, and the assembly of the largest structure...

2011-07-11 16:50:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that the European Space Agency's ATV-2 (Johannes Kepler) successfully completed a major series of reboost maneuvers on the International Space Station (ISS) using four Aerojet model R-4D-11 110-pound bipropellant rocket engines. The series consisted of four burns of more than 140 minutes in total duration between June 12 and June 17, consuming a total of approximately 2800 kg of propellant.

2011-07-10 16:11:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that after 30 years of partnership with NASA, its engines have contributed to the final docking of the space shuttle to the International Space Station (ISS).


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.