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2011-03-11 18:29:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In another display of its commitment to national security, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today successfully helped boost a satellite for the U.S. government from Cape Canaveral Air Force station, Fla. The satellite was onboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket, powered by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's RS-68 booster engine and an RL10B-2 upper-stage engine. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:...

2011-03-11 10:12:00

ATLANTA, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is waiving change fees for customers whose flight plans may be affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) Customers booked on Delta-ticketed flights to, from or through airports in Japan today through March 15 may make a one-time change for travel with the same origin and destination as long as new flights are ticketed and rescheduled with...

2011-03-08 13:58:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed a series of Hardware Acceptance Reviews on the first RS-68A production rocket engine, validating the world's most powerful hydrogen-fueled engine is ready to power a heavy-lift vehicle into space in support of national security. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE :UTX) company. "RS-68A engine 30003 has demonstrated all the requirements for flight over a...

2011-03-05 17:16:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost into orbit the U.S. military's X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle, demonstrating its continued support for the nation's long-term goals of affordable, responsive and routine space exploration. The mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., by a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. The Atlas V is powered by the RD AMROSS RD-180 booster engine and a Pratt & Whitney...

2011-02-24 13:00:00

ALTOONA, Pa., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Health Technologies® LLC ("Delta") announces the availability of the complete Delta Excellence in Therapy Report, detailing the findings from the Delta National Excellence in Therapy Forum, a first-of-its-kind, national effort to develop strategies and guidelines to ensure that homecare patients receive appropriate levels of therapy services. A leader in the homecare software industry for more than 40 years, Delta develops...

2011-01-20 15:50:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today helped boost a government satellite for the U.S. Government, demonstrating its heavy-lift capabilities and continued support of national security. The satellite was onboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket, powered by three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne RS-68 booster engines and one upper-stage RL10B-2 engine. The Delta IV Heavy launched for the first time from Vandenberg Air Force Base...

2011-01-19 17:00:00

Karaoke, Military Lounge and other events raise both funds and holiday spirits DETROIT, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Holiday cheer filled Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and spilled-out into the Metro Detroit community this holiday season, thanks to the hard work and initiative of local Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA) and Delta Air Lines employees. From Dec. 20-23, more than 220 travelers and employees in the McNamara Terminal took the stage for the second-annual Sing...

2010-12-30 07:00:00

DENVER, Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Petroleum Corporation (the "Company" or "Delta") (Nasdaq: DPTR), an independent oil and gas exploration and development company, announced today that it has closed on a new senior secured credit facility with Macquarie Bank Limited ("Macquarie"). As previously announced, the new credit facility is for $100 million, of which $50 million will be initially available to the Company. The $50 million is comprised of a $30 million revolving line of...

2010-12-21 15:36:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed another major subassembly for NASA's first J-2X rocket engine. A highly-efficient and versatile engine, the J-2X will help sustain the critical design and manufacturing skills required for the United States to maintain its leadership position in human space exploration and its engineering expertise necessary to support national security. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United...

2010-12-14 15:23:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Delta Stewardship Council (DSC) will continue to make progress on the Delta Plan this week by reviewing two new White Papers and a Delta Plan proposed draft outline. The Delta Plan will guide state and local agencies to help achieve the coequal goals of providing a more reliable water supply for California and protecting, restoring, and enhancing the Delta ecosystem. White Papers are being prepared to describe historic and existing...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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