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2011-05-18 16:43:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its engines contributed to Space Shuttle Endeavour's (STS-134) on-orbit operation and successful docking to the International Space Station (ISS).

2011-05-02 16:04:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that on behalf of Aerojet, its Vice President of Environmental Health and Safety, Chris Conley, was presented with the National Association of Environmental Professionals' (NAEP) 2011 Environmental Excellence Award for Public Partnerships.

2011-04-25 14:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that Michael (Mike) Bright has joined the corporation as vice president of the Missile Defense Business Unit. Bright comes to Aerojet from Lockheed Martin with a long history in the missile defense community.

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).


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