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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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.