Sun, May 16, 2010
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)
Recognizes Aerojet's Roger Myers
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA),
along with its board of directors, has named Roger Myers, general
manager of Aerojet, as a 2010 Fellow.
Myers accepted the honor Thursday night at a black-tie event
held at the AIAA Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala at the Ronald
Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.
The event, held annually, awards inspirational individuals who
continue to uphold excellent personal and business standards of
AIAA Fellowships are granted to those who, through a long and
distinguished career, have made valuable contributions to the
aerospace industry. Myers has worked in the aerospace industry
since 1988 and joined the Aerojet team in 2002 when the company
purchased General Dynamics Space Propulsion Systems.
"We congratulate Roger on this wonderful honor," said GenCorp
President & CEO and Aerojet President, Scott Seymour.
"Following eight years of leading electric propulsion research at
NASA Glenn Research Center, Roger joined Aerojet to further the
development of these technologies. In addition to his personal
contributions in arcjet, Hall, and ion thruster technologies, he
has led numerous teams developing electric and chemical flight
propulsion systems and next-generation technologies for U.S. and
international commercial and government spacecraft."
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