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2012-10-02 08:41:03

NASA has awarded three contracts totaling $137.3 million to improve the affordability, reliability and performance of an advanced booster for the Space Launch System (SLS).

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2010-08-20 10:10:00

Construction on a spacecraft initially designed to be part of the Constellation project continues, despite the cancellation of the proposed return to the moon by President Barack Obama.

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2010-01-27 12:15:00

President Barack Obama will possibly end NASA's plans to return astronauts to the moon, as well as the rockets being designed to take them there.

2009-11-16 14:34:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems' (NYSE: ATK) Reusable Solid Rocket Motors (RSRMs) once again performed flawlessly as they ignited at 2:28 p.m.

2009-10-28 12:12:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems' (NYSE: ATK) first stage ignited today at 11:30 a.m., launching the Ares I-X flight test for NASA and igniting the next generation in American spaceflight.

2009-09-10 14:18:00

PROMONTORY, Utah, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NASA and Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) made history today as they conducted the first test of the Ares I first stage five-segment development solid rocket motor, marking the first steps into a new era of space exploration.

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2009-09-08 08:45:00

NASA and Alliant Techsystems Inc. say they have rescheduled a canceled test of the new first-stage solid rocket motor for the Ares I rocket. Space agency officials said the static firing of the five-segment solid motor will take place 11 a.m.

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2009-09-04 15:22:59

NASA and Alliant Techsystems Inc, or ATK, have rescheduled the test of the new first-stage solid rocket motor for the Ares I rocket.

2009-08-25 08:05:00

NASA says it has appointed Robert Lightfoot Jr. the director of the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. Lightfoot has served as the acting director of the center since the resignation of David King in March.


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2009-07-06 12:14:43

Project Constellation is a spaceflight program run by NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration). The program goals are to continue significant operations away from Earth's environment, to develop technologies needed for expanding exploration of space, and to continue conducting fundamental science. Project Constellation was developed by the Exploration Systems Architecture Study, which established how NASA would pursue the goals from the Vision for Space Exploration and the...

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