More than 100 people turned out on Aug. 18 for a ribbon cutting at the expanded rocket engine factory of Aerojet Rocketdyne in Chatsworth. 

The subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. in El Segundo is ramping up production on the RS-25 engine for the Space Launch System, NASA’s newest deep space rocket. 

The $59 million expansion added 30,000 square feet of manufacturing space to the facility. The cost also included new equipment. 


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