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2014-04-17 12:23:42

TAYLOR, Mich., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Oil Company today announced Atlas Oil's planned sale of its BP branded assets in Chicago and NW Indiana to Parent Petroleum Inc. and Lehigh Gas Partners LP. Atlas Oil supplies BP branded gasoline stations in Chicago and NW Indiana with BP branded gasoline and other fuel products. The transaction is expected to close during the second quarter 2014. "Atlas and BP have had a strong relationship and have been brand partners for a...

2014-04-10 16:22:50

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Keith Phillips recently joined Atlas Research as a senior vice president and a subject matter expert for enterprise and business unit level organizational transformation and operational improvement. With nearly 30 years of consulting and industry experience, he focuses on developing and improving business strategies, business processes, organizational models, and organizational performance management systems while simultaneously supporting...

2014-03-18 20:20:15

CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA's Launch Services Program announced today that it selected United Launch Alliance's (ULA's) proven Atlas V vehicle to launch its next-generation sun explorer called Solar Orbiter. This award resulted from a competitive procurement under NASA Launch Services contracts that considered multiple launch providers. "We are honored that NASA has selected ULA to provide the launch service for this exciting science mission," said Jim...

2014-03-11 16:20:31

WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services, Inc. (LMCLS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], introduced the industry's first - and only - 100 percent space launch vehicle "refund or reflight" program, to protect customers in the event of a total launch vehicle malfunction. The program also provides partial refunds for partial malfunctions, and applies to all future LMCLS non-U.S. government contracts. "Our customers...

2014-03-10 16:27:02

Louisville, Ky., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Machine and Supply, Inc., based in Louisville's Jefferson Riverport, has been named by Gardner Denver as a distributor of its air compressors and related compressed air products for the state of Indiana. The announcement by Gardner Denver expands Atlas' representation of the compressed air line to include all of Indiana, including Indianapolis, South Bend, Muncie and other major cities in Indiana, with the exception of the northern...

2014-02-16 23:03:25

Atlas Systems Inc., a leading Technology Solutions Provider will be participating at ProcureCon Indirect East Conference being held February 18-20 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Atlas Systems Inc., a leading Technology Solutions Provider will be participating at ProcureCon Indirect East Conference being held February 18-20 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Atlas along with its strategic partner BOSCH brings unique and high value add solution...

2014-02-07 16:22:43

Rollout begins in phases TAYLOR, Mich., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Oil Company has launched a new fixed price portal giving customers visibility into real time pricing in any region, from any terminal. Customers will now have the ability to execute fixed price contracts at their desired price point. The portal is being rolled out in phases. The first phase includes customers in Texas, Oklahoma and parts of Michigan. Phase two will expand the offering to customers in...

Dream Chaser Spaceplane November 2016 Launch
2014-01-23 15:50:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced plans to launch a test flight of its Dream Chaser spaceplane in November 2016. The vehicle is expected to liftoff aboard an Atlas V rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. After circling our planet in low-Earth orbit, the vehicle will return to the Kennedy Space Center and land on the same landing strip used by the space shuttle program. “Today we are very proud to...

NASA Prepare To Launch TDRS-L To Add To Communications Constellation
2014-01-23 10:54:51

NASA The next element in the communications network that links NASA's ground controllers to orbiting spacecraft is ready for launch Jan. 23 following several weeks of preparations. TDRS-L will become the 11th member of the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System orbiting Earth following its launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Liftoff is scheduled for Jan. 23 during a launch window that opens at 9:05 p.m. EST. The...

2014-01-16 04:20:58

BATH, England, January 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Genetics Ltd ("Atlas" or the "Company"), the diagnostic company developing ultra-rapid point-of-care (POC) tests for a range of infectious diseases, today announces that it has completed development of the Atlas io(TM) Reader, a POC device that can deliver laboratory quality results for molecular assays in under thirty minutes. The Atlas io(TM) Reader, developed with The Technology Partnership plc ("TTP"), operates...


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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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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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