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2014-05-26 16:20:25

DUBLIN, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/53qcql/inertial) has announced the addition of the "Global Inertial Navigation System (Marine grade, Navigation grade, Tactical grade, and Commercial grade) Market - Forecast & Analysis to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 INS uses a self-contained navigation technique to track the position and orientation of an object relative to a known...

2014-05-22 23:08:59

New App with Innovative Features, Guaranteed To Improve Your Game Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Shotzoom, the world leader in mobile golf GPS and instruction apps since 2009, with more than 1.5 million active users worldwide, announces the launch of Golfshot: Golf GPS with Golfshot Pro and “Tips and Drills” in-app upgrade options for iOS and Android. The app is available in 12 languages and may be downloaded in the Apple App Store and on Google Play. Golfshot: Golf GPS is a free app...

2014-05-22 12:21:31

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on May 22 at 9:09 a.m. EDT. Designated NROL-33, the mission is in support of national defense. "Congratulations to all of our mission partners on today's successful launch of the NROL-33 mission! The ULA team is honored to deliver another critical national...

2014-05-20 20:20:19

MONTREAL, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft and LORD Corporation today announced the successful completion of flight demonstration testing of the Hub Mounted Vibration Suppressor (HMVS), a new technology aimed to reduce vibration on helicopters. The demonstration was part of an effort to address the challenge of crew fatigue and reduced equipment reliability and readiness that are caused by helicopter vibration. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies...

2014-05-20 16:20:39

Test Demonstrates Key Structure's Max Load ARLINGTON, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA and ATK (NYSE: ATK) are one step closer to meeting a 2017 launch date for NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) after completion of a significant structural test of the booster's main attachment mechanism. NASA is developing SLS to take humans farther into deep space than ever before. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140520/89549 "We test like we fly," said Charlie Precourt, vice president...

Dream Chaser model
2014-05-20 07:01:32

[ Watch the Video: Wind Tunnel Tests Dream Chaser Design ] By Sasha Congiu, NASA's Langley Research Center With meticulous effort and attention to detail, NASA technician Ricky Hall hand-glued 250 grains of sand across a 22-inch long model of Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser spacecraft. Each individually placed grain of sand creates turbulent flow along the vehicle, simulating what the actual spacecraft will experience during flight. After more than four hours of prep...

2014-05-19 12:21:23

Endowment to support Igor Sikorsky Distinguished Professorship in Rotorcraft in the Department of Aerospace Engineering COLLEGE PARK, Md. and STRATFORD, Conn., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland (UMD) today announced that Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., along with its parent company, United Technologies Corp., have pledged one million dollars to endow a fund to create the Igor Sikorsky Distinguished Professorship in Rotorcraft at UMD's A. James Clark School...

2014-05-16 12:20:50

WICHITA, Kan., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) Chief Executive Officer Larry Lawson will speak at the Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference in New York, N.Y., on Friday, May 30, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. (EST). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/CG13652LOGO Remarks from Lawson will be webcast and will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are advised to check the website ahead of time to ensure...

2014-05-15 23:10:53

Inertial Navigation System Market research report analysis the defense and commercial application markets for inertial navigation system. For commercial application, only aircraft has been considered for analysis - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/inertial-navigation-system-market-154810661.html. (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 According to a new market research report, the "Inertial Navigation System Market by Product (Marine grade, Navigation grade, Tactical grade, and...

2014-05-13 12:30:05

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Commercial Aircraft Parts Manufacturers Approval (PMA) Market Forecast 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/commercial_aircraft_parts_manufacturers_approval_pma_market_forecast_2014_2024.htmlReport DetailsThe commercial aircraft PMA market offers a unique range of opportunities and challenges which will assume ever greater prominence in the years to come. Companies...


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2010-11-24 15:29:37

The boomerang is a flying tool, made of wood or carbon fiber-reinforced plastic, with a curved shape that is often used as a weapon or for sport. They have also been made of bones and come in many different shapes and sizes depending on their geographic or tribal origins and their intended function. The most commonly recognizable type is the returning boomerang which travels in an elliptical path and returns to its point of origin. The returning boomerang has lopsided wings in order to create...

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