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2014-04-07 23:01:54

After months of designing, building and launching home-made model rockets, hundreds of middle and high school students from across the country will advance to the national finals of the Aerospace Industries Association's Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC). Arlington, VA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 After months of designing, building and launching home-made model rockets, hundreds of middle and high school students from across the country will advance to the national finals of the Team...

2014-03-18 16:20:11

Two-day forum to promote collaboration among industry, K-12 and higher education practitioners and professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and workforce development. CLEVELAND, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI), in partnership with the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) and National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), announced today that it will host the "Ohio Call-To-Action Forum" Tue. and Wed., April 8-9,...

2014-02-24 23:04:48

Elizabeth L. “Betsy” Schmid has joined the Aerospace Industries Association as Vice President for National Security and Acquisition Policy, bringing extensive legislative experience on budget policy from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense. Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Elizabeth L. “Betsy” Schmid has joined the Aerospace Industries Association as Vice President for National Security and Acquisition Policy, bringing extensive legislative experience on...

2014-02-20 23:23:34

More than 700 student teams representing 48 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands are preparing for the Aerospace Industries Association's 2014 Team America Rocketry Challenge, the world’s largest student rocket contest and a key piece of the aerospace and defense industry’s strategy to build a stronger U.S. workforce in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Arlington, VA (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Challenging competition engages students’...

2013-11-14 16:21:26

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has named Harry Q. H. Lee II, vice president, Corporate Contracts, Pricing and Supply Chain, reporting to James F. Palmer, corporate vice president and chief financial officer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) A photo accompanying this release is available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=22224. "Harry brings more than 30 years of...

2013-10-16 23:26:58

SAE International’s Executive Nominating Committee (ENC) named Richard Greaves, PhD, as its candidate for 2015 SAE International President. Dr. Greaves is Chief Technology Officer at Meggitt PLC. The announcement of Dr. Greave’s nomination was made during the SAE 2013 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 SAE International’s Executive Nominating Committee (ENC) named Richard Greaves, PhD, as its candidate for 2015 SAE International...

2013-06-21 16:20:42

Raytheon-sponsored team from Georgetown, Texas, wins first place in student rocketry challenge at the International Paris Air Show PARIS, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Three students from the Georgetown, Texas, 4-H rocketry club took home gold medals after placing first in the sixth annual International Rocketry Challenge at Le Bourget Airport in Paris. The U.S. team, sponsored by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), reclaimed the title from the French team, which placed second. The U.K. team...

2013-06-19 08:21:17

PARIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) released new poll data at the Paris Air Show today, showing worldwide public perception of civil and commercial uses for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) is unmistakably positive. The findings also indicate public opinion that governments should resolve challenges such as perceived privacy issues and UAS airspace regulations in order to increase non-military use. The Christian Science Monitor conducted...

2013-05-17 12:20:26

ARLINGTON, Va., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aerospace Industries Association, in partnership with Challenger Center for Space Science Education, sponsored a first-of-its-kind crowd funding campaign to place a trailer before Star Trek Into Darkness beginning May 17 to educate the public - most especially young people - on the exciting human spaceflight programs now underway. The trailer will play in more than 50 cities nationwide. "With the end of the Space Shuttle program,...

2013-05-10 08:21:12

CONFERENCE TO SUPPORT SUGAR RAY LEONARD FOUNDATION AND THE WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Riley & Co., LLC (B. RILEY) (www.brileyco.com), a leading, full service, independent investment bank has finalized the lineup of nearly 200 public companies presenting at its 14(th) Annual Investor Conference, scheduled for May 20-22, 2013 at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130510/LA11405LOGO) The conference...