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2009-02-14 03:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, recognizes the U.S.

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2009-02-08 11:40:00

The Delta II carrying NOAA-N Prime lifted off Feb 6, 2009 at 2:22 am Pacific time, 5:22 am Eastern time from Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

2009-02-06 16:04:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its engine helped propel the Delta II 7320-10 C launch vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) to put the NOAA-N Prime satellite into orbit for NASA and NOAA.

2009-02-06 06:19:00

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A United Launch Alliance Delta II successfully launched the NASA NOAA-N Prime spacecraft at 2:22 a.m. PST, today.

2009-01-17 22:43:00

CAPE CANAVERAL AFS, Fla., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance's Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office successfully lifted off from Space Launch Complex 37 at CCAFS at 9:47 p.m. EST today. This was the first Delta IV Heavy mission for the NRO.

2008-06-19 15:00:05

The U.S. space agency says its newest space telescope, the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, is in the process of being activated. The Delta II rocket carrying GLAST lifted off June 11 from launch pad 17-B at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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2008-06-19 11:04:45

Less than a week after launch, NASA's Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, is safely up-and-running well in orbit approximately 350 miles (565 kilometers) above Earth's surface.

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2008-06-10 22:00:00

In a final meeting of scientists, engineers, technicians and officials, NASA’s Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST) received the final “Ready to Go!” from all teams.

2008-06-05 18:00:04

The U.S. space agency again Thursday postponed the launch of its newest space telescope until at least next Wednesday.

2008-06-02 12:04:15

The U.S. space agency has scheduled Thursday for the launch of its Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said GLAST will be launched aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket. The launch window extends from 11:45 a.m. to 1:40 p.m.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.