Wyle microbiologist Cherie Ombre prepares a sample of water for testing at the Molecular Biology Lab in the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
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Orbital ATK Bacchus facility
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Mayor of Gilbert Arizona John Lewis, left,  Orbital Sciences CEO David Thompson, center, and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, meet before viewing the Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2 (OCO-2) satellite at Orbital's facility in Gilbert, AZ, August 9, 2013. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

Aerojet Rocketdyne Could Lay Off 225 Due to Merger


Aerojet Rocketdyne could lay off as many as 225 employees by March as it streamlines operations.

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U.S. Regulators Clear Aerojet-Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Merger


Aerojet parent company GenCorp Inc. purchased Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne in a $550 million transaction that will leave just two major players standing after more than a decade of consolidation in the U.S. rocket propulsion industry.

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FTC Approves Aerojet-Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Merger


GenCorp Inc. is free to proceed with its $550 million acquisition of rocket engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne from United Technologies Corp. after the FTC closed an investigation into whether the transaction would lead to an anti-competitive marketplace.

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WorldView-2 prior to its 2009 launch.

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