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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.

2011-02-28 07:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its engines contributed to Space Shuttle Discovery's (STS-133) on-orbit operations and successful docking to the International Space Station (ISS). Discovery lifted off Feb.

2011-02-23 16:59:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb.

2011-02-09 16:03:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has joined the Virginia Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM), located near Richmond, Va.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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