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2014-08-18 16:20:49

Plans expansion to unit train shipments TAYLOR, Mich., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taylor, Mich.-based Atlas Oil Company announced today the opening of its 4(th) transloading site in Evans, Colorado. This site will initially service the crude oil market, with the ability to handle fuels, lubes and other oil field materials. The company's other sites are located in Albuquerque, NM; La Feria, TX and Monahans, TX. The site is on the Union Pacific Railroad (a class 1 railroad) and the crude...

2014-08-13 16:21:04

Tenth Successful ULA Launch of 2014 VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the WorldView-3 satellite for DigitalGlobe launched at 11:30 a.m. PDT today from Space Launch Complex-3. Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services procured the Atlas V for this mission. This is the fourth successful launch in six weeks and the 87(th) successful mission since ULA was formed in December 2006. "Congratulations to...

2014-08-13 16:20:48

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] Commercial Launch Services (LMCLS) has successfully launched the WorldView-3 commercial remote sensing spacecraft. An Atlas V 401 blasted off at 11:30 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time from Space Launch Complex 3 East, placing WorldView-3 in orbit for customer DigitalGlobe and marking the 118(th) consecutive successful Atlas launch to date. WorldView-3 is the first multi-payload, super-spectral,...

2014-08-12 16:21:20

Michael Gass to Retire on December 31, 2014 CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance (ULA) today named veteran aerospace industry executive Tory Bruno as its next president and chief executive officer, succeeding Michael Gass, who has served as president and CEO since ULA's founding in 2006. Bruno's appointment is effective immediately; he and Gass will work collaboratively to ensure a smooth leadership transition and continued commitment to mission...

WorldView-3 satellite launch
2014-08-12 16:20:39

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Commercial Launch Services will launch the WorldView-3 commercial remote sensing spacecraft aboard an Atlas V. To view the launch live via streaming video, go to www.lockheedmartin.com/worldview-3. Rocket/Payload: Atlas V 401 flying the WorldView-3 mission for customer DigitalGlobe. Date: Wednesday, August 13 Site: Space Launch Complex 3 East at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif....

2014-08-04 08:33:54

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. will showcase two new additions to its popular ATLAS® P25 systems product portfolio, the ATLAS 1200 P25 Station and RConnect(TM), during the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International Conference and Expo August 4-5 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. Since ATLAS was launched at APCO in 2011, EFJohnson has deployed ATLAS P25 systems across a wide range...

United Launch Alliance
2014-08-02 04:20:16

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Aug. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the seventh Global Positioning System (GPS IIF-7) satellite for the U.S. Air Force launched at 11:23 p.m. EDT yesterday from Space Launch Complex-41. This is the second successful ULA launch in just four days. "Congratulations to the U.S. Air Force and all of our mission partners on the successful launch of the Atlas V carrying the GPS IIF-7 satellite," said Jim...

2014-08-01 12:27:54

ANTWERP, Belgium, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Atlas Copco unveils the latest GA 90+-160 range of oil-injected rotary screw compressors, designed to reach new productivity levels and reduce operating costs. The patented screw element is packaged in a new enhanced design which improves the performances by up to 5% compared to the previous generation. New innovative features help to increase the availability and durability of the compressors. Longer service intervals...

2014-07-28 08:29:34

Introducing a 4-star, boutique hotel as the anchor in the Atlas Town Center at Traditions to open 2Q 2016 BRYAN, Texas and COLLEGE STATION, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlas hotel theatlashotel.com will be a 177-key, 4-star boutique hotel in the heart of The Atlas Town Center at Traditions in Bryan, Texas. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140725/130455 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140725/130454 As the first hotel within ATLAS, The Atlas...

2014-07-24 23:14:33

Version 2.4 improves user experience and enables lead generation, scheduled content. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 concept3D, the leading web, mobile, and geolocation software development company, today announced the immediate release of version 2.4 of its ATLAS interactive map platform. The feature enhancements, which will apply to both ATLAS and CampusBird product lines, include several new features to its groundbreaking software and improved end user experience based on customer...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Saturn's moon Atlas -- Atlas, the second of Saturn's known satellites, orbits near the outer edge of the A-ring and is about 40 by 20 kilometers (25 by 15 miles) in size. It is probably a shepherd satellite for Saturn's A-ring. Atlas was discovered by R. Terrile in 1980 from photographs taken by Voyager during its encounter with Saturn. ----- Discovered by: R. Terrile/Voyager 1 Date of Discovery: 1980 Distance from Saturn: 137,670 km Radius: 18.517.213.5 km Orbital...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

The Planet Saturn -- in astronomy, 6th planet from the sun. Astronomical and Physical Characteristics of Saturn Saturn's orbit lies between those of Jupiter and Uranus; its mean distance from the sun is c.886 million mi (1.43 billion km), almost twice that of Jupiter, and its period of revolution is about 291/2 years. Saturn appears in the sky as a yellow, starlike object of the first magnitude. When viewed through a telescope, it is seen as a golden sphere, crossed by a series of...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Pleiades -- in astronomy, in astronomy, famous open star cluster in the constellation Taurus; cataloged as M45. The cluster consists of some 500 stars, has a diameter of 35 light-years, and is 400 light- years distant from the earth. Six stars are easily visible to the naked eyeAlcyone (the brightest), Electra, Celaeno, Sterope, Maia, and Taygete. Known as the Seven Sisters, this group was named by the Greeks for the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione; the seventh Pleiad was,...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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