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2009-03-16 14:30:00

ATLANTA, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced that Patricia "Kiko" Harvey will join the company as vice president - Corporate Audit, effective March 23. The appointment fills a previously open position. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090316/CL84243) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO) In this role Harvey, 47, will lead Delta's Corporate Audit team in carrying out reviews of the company's business...

2009-03-15 22:22:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSMEs) successfully boosted the final set of solar arrays to the International Space Station onboard Space Shuttle Discovery today. The successful mission increases the station's electrical power capacity and allows for the expansion of the station's crew from three to six crew members. Discovery launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center on Mission STS-119 - the 28th...

2009-03-13 12:35:00

Government Actions Exacerbating Water Crisis BAKERSFIELD, Calif., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for a Sustainable Delta and the Kern County Water Agency (KCWA) today joined other water users in California by filing suit against federal agencies challenging regulatory restrictions placed on the state's water operations. The severe water supply restrictions have resulted from federal agency actions designed to protect the Delta smelt, a federally protected endangered species that...

2009-03-06 23:55:00

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., March 7/> /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A United Launch Alliance Delta II successfully launched the NASA Kepler spacecraft at 10:50 p.m. EST/> today from Space Launch Complex-17B. The launch marked the 139th successful launch in the Delta II program's 20 year history, which began with its first launch from SLC-17 on Feb. 14, 1989/>, carrying a Global Positioning System satellite. Following its nearly 62 minute flight, Kepler was deployed on its...

2009-03-04 07:00:00

DENVER, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Petroleum Corporation (Nasdaq: DPTR), an independent oil and gas exploration and development company ("Delta" or the "Company"), has announced proposed terms of its previously announced rights offering of convertible preferred stock. The rights offering is expected to commence as soon as possible after Delta's registration statement is declared effective by the SEC. The proposed terms of the rights offering and the convertible preferred...

2009-03-02 17:50:00

DENVER, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ Global Market: DPTR), an independent oil and gas exploration and development company ("Delta" or the "Company"), announced today that it intends to launch a convertible preferred stock rights offering to raise up to $175 million. The rights offering is expected to commence promptly following the date on which Delta's shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission today is declared...

2009-02-14 03:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, recognizes the U.S. Air Force, NASA, United Launch Alliance, Boeing and industry partners on the 20th anniversary of the Delta II rocket's inaugural launch. Aerojet, under contract to the United Launch Alliance, provides the Delta II rocket's second stage liquid engine. The recent NOAA-N Prime satellite launch on Feb. 6 marks the latest Delta II success. Other notable Delta II missions include critical NASA...

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2009-02-10 06:20:00

People that admire being able to take a break from the office by flying from one place to another in silence without Internet might be in for a surprise. Wireless Internet service is starting to spread among airlines in the United States.  The companies Delta and American Airlines have installed it on more than a dozen planes each, and several other airline companies are considering it as well. The cost is about $10 for three hours and more for longer flights.  Many passengers...

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. The satellite's instruments will provide ongoing collection, measurements, storage and transmission of Earth's atmosphere, cloud cover and surface data. Aerojet, under contract to United Launch Alliance,...

2009-02-06 10:54:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne helped scientists track fast-breaking storms and monitor climate change by boosting a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellite into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base today. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, powered a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket with an RS-27A engine. It was the 226th flight boosted by the RS-27 family of engines to...