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2009-06-29 16:37:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, played a key role in Saturday's successful launch of United Launch Alliance's (ULA) Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., carrying the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite O, or GOES-O, for NASA and NOAA. Aerojet provided reaction control thrusters for the Delta IV upper stage, as well as bipropellant chemical propulsion for the satellite. Twelve Aerojet monopropellant...

2009-06-27 23:28:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne engines helped boost the second in a series of NASA/NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites, designated GOES-O, into orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., yesterday, to help scientists monitor severe weather that leads to tornadoes, flashfloods and hurricanes. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, powered a United Launch Alliance Delta IV...

2009-06-03 16:22:00

Agency Actions Harmful to Listed Species BAKERSFIELD, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for a Sustainable Delta (Coalition) and the Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) have formally sued a number of federal agencies for their failure to comply with the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in relation to their activities in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Federal agencies, including U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), Maritime Administration (MARAD), Federal Emergency Management...

2009-05-26 10:35:00

ATLANTA, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is offering Delta SkyMiles and Northwest WorldPerks members 2,500 bonus miles for each flight segment purchased and flown on the Delta Shuttle between New York City and Boston or Washington, D.C. from May 26 through July 26, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) To participate in this offer, SkyMiles members must register at delta.com/shuttlebonus. WorldPerks members must register at...

2009-05-09 16:09:54

Dr. George Flinn, a physician and Tennessee county commissioner, is asking Delta airlines to stop serving peanuts on its flights formerly flown by Northwest. Delta began serving peanuts in late March, when it substituted its snack, food and beverage offerings for those previously provided by Northwest. The Memphis Commerical Appeal reported Saturday that Flinn said he's not allergic to peanuts, but his grandson is. It's been absolutely proven that if someone who is allergic to peanuts is...

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)...

2009-05-05 18:05:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its engine helped propel the Delta II launch vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) to put the Space Tracking and Surveillance System Advanced Technology Risk Reduction (STSS ATRR) satellite into orbit for NASA and the Missile Defense Agency. The Missile Defense Agency's STSS Advanced Technology Risk Reduction satellite serves as a technology pathfinder for the STSS mission...

2009-04-24 12:47:00

Alexander Poe's 'The Eight Percent,' Starring Ben McKenzie, selected by Delta customers NEW YORK, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL), the official airline sponsor of the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival, announced filmmaker Alexander Poe and his film, "The Eight Percent," winner of the third annual Delta Fly-in Movies national film competition. Poe's film received the highest rating among flyers who viewed the film while traveling on Delta or online at...

2009-04-09 16:10:00

ATLANTA, April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced it will add $6 million to employees' paychecks for meeting February operational performance goals. Delta's monthly incentive payouts are based on U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) data, reported today, as well as the company's own internal goals. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO) During February, Delta employees worked to deliver top-tier operational performance for...

2009-04-03 20:32:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne marked the 400th RL10 rocket engine to power a payload into space with the launch of an Atlas V rocket at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., today. The RL10 engine powered the upper stage of Atlas V and Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne also provided the rocket's RD-180 engine as part of the company's RD AMROSS joint venture. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. The...


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