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2011-04-20 00:00:30

This new website offers the first-ever the story of an American service dog visiting Cuba. It is told by his traveling companion Davis Hawn. Mr. Hawn, a grad student at Bergin University of Canine Studies, and his service dog Booster, joined a Cuba Education Tour in March 2011.

2011-03-22 00:00:28

HealthyChildren.org, the official American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Web site for parents, offers registered users a chance to win a free car seat courtesy of Safety 1st in the Safe Ride Sweeps. Registered users many enter once a day beginning March 21 through March 31, 2011.

2011-03-20 11:40:00

For the first time, NASA has released high-definition video taken during the retrieval of solid rocket booster segments from the Atlantic Ocean.

2011-02-24 16:52:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Feb. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK's (NYSE: ATK) Reusable Solid Rocket Motors (RSRM) ignited at 4:53 p.m. EST, launching the Space Shuttle Discovery and its crew on their 11-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

2010-08-14 11:09:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced its key role in the successful launch of United Launch Alliance's Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., carrying the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) Space Vehicle #1 (SV#1).

2010-05-29 09:50:00

The last set of space shuttle solid rocket boosters was delivered to Kennedy Space Center in Florida Friday morning, following a final train ride from their Promontory, Utah-based factory.

2009-12-15 15:20:00

NASA has purchased two reusable solid rocket motors from ATK Launch Systems Inc. of Brigham City, Utah, to provide a "launch on need" rescue capability for the final planned space shuttle mission, targeted for September 2010.

2009-05-06 07:00:00

ATK Engineering, Fabrication, and Testing Supports Missile Defense Agency's STSS-ATRR Satellite MINNEAPOLIS, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) propulsion, composites and spacecraft technologies have key roles in the successful launch of United Launch Alliance's Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, and the mission of the Missile Defense Agency's Space Tracking and Surveillance System - Advanced Technology Risk Reduction (STSS-ATRR)...

2009-04-03 21:34:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced its key role in the successful launch of United Launch Alliance's Atlas V rocket tonight from Cape Canaveral, Fla., carrying the second Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft, formerly known as the Wideband Gapfiller Satellite.

Word of the Day
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.