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2010-02-08 04:33:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems' (NYSE: ATK) Reusable Solid Rocket Motors (RSRM) ignited at 4:14 a.m. EST, launching the Space Shuttle Endeavour and its crew on their 13-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

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.

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2009-09-10 16:33:38

NASA completed the first test firing of its first stage booster for the Ares I rocket on Thursday.

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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.

2009-08-19 17:40:00

NASA and Alliant Techsystems Inc., or ATK, will conduct the first full-scale, full-duration test of the new first-stage solid rocket motor for the Ares I rocket at 1 p.m. MDT, on Thursday, Aug. 27. The test will take place at the ATK test facility in Promontory, Utah.

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2009-07-21 06:46:56

NASA and ATK unveil the completed Ares I first stage five-segment solid rocket booster today in Promontory, Utah.

2009-07-15 18:20:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems' (NYSE: ATK) Reusable Solid Rocket Motors (RSRM) ignited at 6:03 p.m. EDT, launching the Space Shuttle Endeavour and its crew on their 16-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS).


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