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2011-04-20 07:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, congratulates NASA and all of its partners on the recent 30th anniversary of the inaugural space shuttle launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

2011-04-15 07:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its 67-foot solid rocket booster augmented the launch of United Launch Alliance's (ULA) Atlas V vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

2011-04-08 07:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that Dave Caldwell, director for Missile Defense and Strategic programs in the company's Washington, D.C.

2011-04-06 16:08:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, and NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that they have successfully operated a Japanese HAYABUSA low power microwave ion engine at Aerojet's facility in Redmond, Wash.

2011-04-04 07:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that Michael J. Bender joined Aerojet today as an executive director of Advanced Programs in the Business Development department.

2011-03-31 07:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its thrusters on the Voyager 1 spacecraft assisted in several critical repositionings of the spacecraft over 10 billion miles away from the sun, at the edge of the solar system.

2011-03-30 16:05:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, in conjunction with Lockheed Martin and NASA, successfully completed vibration and hot fire acceptance testing on its first development MR-104G mono-propellant rocket engine planned for use on NASA's Orion Crew Module (CM).

2011-03-25 17:46:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that in partnership with Huntsville City Mayor Tommy Battle and Chamber of Commerce executives, it held a groundbreaking ceremony, marking the launch of Aerojet's new office expansion project.

2011-03-21 07:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that NASA's MESSENGER (MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging) spacecraft has successfully achieved the first-ever orbit around the planet Mercury using Aerojet's propulsion system.

2011-03-15 17:08:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, today was recognized by Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) for the company's installation of a more energy-efficient ultraviolet (UV) treatment system in one of its environmental groundwater remediation facilities. Existing equipment was projected to consume 270kW of power to treat the design flow to discharge standards.


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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