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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.

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.

2009-03-26 10:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle's Southern California test laboratory and engineering staff have provided crucial services to allow the resumption of Delta rocket launches for military and commercial customers. Launches were delayed because of an industry-wide alert that numerous components on the Atlas and Delta rockets were not sufficiently tested for their ability to withstand the rigors of launch. "Prime contractors were alerted last year and screened all of their...

2009-03-24 09:10:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne boosted the seventh modernized NAVSTAR Global Positioning System (GPS) Block IIR military navigation satellite into orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station today.

2009-03-24 07:47:00

ATK Propulsion, Composite, and Space Technologies Support GPS Satellite Mission GPS IIR-M Satellite Provides Upgraded Operations and Navigation Signal Performance MINNEAPOLIS, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) supported today's successful launch of United Launch Alliance's Delta II rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

2009-03-17 08:30:00

Deal outlines exclusive power-by-the-hour contract with Delta TechOps ATLANTA, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) maintenance division - Delta TechOps - has inked an exclusive eight-year power-by-the-hour (PBH) contract extension with Copenhagen-based Star Air.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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