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2011-02-08 07:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, along with NASA and Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) (Orbital), conducted the acceptance hot-fire test of the second AJ26 flight engine that will power the first stage of Orbital's Taurus® II medium-class launch vehicle. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110208/SF44093) The test, conducted yesterday afternoon at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, follows the...

2010-11-10 18:28:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its AJ26 engine was hot-fire tested today at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. In support of the Taurus® II launch vehicle program, Orbital Sciences Corporation (Orbital), Aerojet and NASA conducted this first of three hot-fire engine tests to be performed throughout the next several weeks. (Photo:...

2010-04-29 16:03:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and JUPITER, Fla., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, and Florida Turbine Technologies (FTT) announced today that the companies have entered into a strategic partnership to compete for research, development and production on NASA's new hydrocarbon engine and advanced upper stage engine. This expands the very successful teamwork that Aerojet and FTT have underway on the U.S. Air Force Hydrocarbon Boost Technology Demonstrator (HBTD)...

2010-04-27 18:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, and its Russian partner United Engine Corporation (UEC), announced today the signing of a cooperation agreement regarding their next steps in the companies' cooperative efforts to provide NK-33 and AJ26 rocket engines to the commercial launch market. The cooperative efforts of Aerojet and UEC will include marketing, sales, technical support, testing and a range of activities for the eventual...

2010-03-15 08:11:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, and Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB), along with Aerojet's Russian partner, SNTK, announced today that a series of NK-33 rocket engine tests conducted in Samara, Russia were successfully completed in support of the development of Orbital's Taurus® II space launch vehicle. The purpose of the extended-time testing of the NK-33 engine, on which the AJ26 first-stage engine for the...

2008-12-16 12:53:58

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi will test the Taurus II space launch vehicle's rocket engine. The first Taurus II mission is scheduled to be flown in support of NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services cargo demonstration to the International Space Station. The demonstration is planned for the end of 2010. The Taurus II design being developed by the Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles, Va., uses two Aerojet AJ26 rocket...


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