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2014-08-19 16:27:11

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. has been recognized by U.S. Veterans Magazine (USVM) on their lists of Top Veteran-Friendly Companies and Top Supplier Diversity Programs as part of their 2014 "Best of the Best" evaluation. "As a longstanding provider of government services, IAP has a strong track record of hiring employees with military backgrounds," said Human Resources Vice President Barbara Jerich. "The skills and experiences...

2014-06-21 00:20:23

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spaceport Amaco, located at 8000 Astronaut Blvd, recently added U-Haul products and services to its auto repair business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140621/119810 Spaceport Amaco can now offer its customers a variety of moving equipment and supplies including: After hours drop-off, support rental items, towing equipment, trailers, and trucks. Reserve Your Equipment Today! For more information, or to rent your moving...

2013-08-02 11:11:05

NASA has awarded a contract to Air Liquide Large Industries U.S. LP of Houston to supply gaseous nitrogen to Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. This will include the continued operations and maintenance of the Kennedy pipeline system. The firm fixed-price contract includes an economic price adjustment clause. The total approximate value is $69 million over the potential 10-year life of the contract. The base period of performance, which begins on Aug. 1,...

How Does The Immune System React To Toxins In Space?
2013-04-23 05:42:19

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A small device in the payload of the space shuttle Atlantis that housed a set of biological samples was the target of a team of eager US Army researchers when the shuttle touched down at Cape Canaveral in the summer of 2011. The mission was the end of the shuttle program, but the beginning of two years of study on those samples. The team presented their results at the Experimental Biology 2013 conference this past week in Boston,...

NASA Land Requested By State Of Florida
2012-09-24 04:27:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The state of Florida has reportedly contacted NASA to ask the US space agency to turn over 150 acres of land in Cape Canaveral to the state's aerospace development group for the construction of a commercial spaceport. According to Irene Klotz of Reuters, Florida Lieutenant Governor and Space Florida Chairwoman Jennifer Carroll wrote a letter to NASA head Charles Bolden and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood requesting the...

2012-06-29 09:07:54

NASA has selected three companies to provide architect and engineering professional environmental remediation services at Kennedy Space Center, Fla., the adjacent Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) and other NASA locations. The combined maximum potential value for the three contracts is $91 million. Services will be performed during a five-year period beginning this year. The companies selected are Geosyntec Consultants of Boca Raton, Fla.; Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. of Cape...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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