Latest Delta Stories

2010-11-08 08:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its engine helped propel Friday night's launch of the Delta II launch vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in Calif.

2010-11-05 23:02:00

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 350th time in its illustrious 50-year program history, a Delta rocket launched from U.S. soil, adding another chapter to one of the most successful rocket launch programs in American history.

2010-10-18 16:40:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne received the 2010 Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year Award from NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

2010-10-13 11:22:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne received a $60.3 million contract from NASA to provide continued Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME) pre-launch, launch and post-launch support through March 31, 2011.

2010-09-21 15:02:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the latest round of tests on the workhorse gas generator for NASA's J-2X rocket engine.

2010-09-21 07:37:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne yesterday helped boost into orbit a U.S. Government payload. The payload was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., by a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.

2010-08-12 08:04:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today launched the industry's first social media 'Ticket Window' enabling bookings directly from its Facebook page and other social media sites.

2010-07-14 14:31:00

AFGE leaders to join Delta employees in highlighting need for unions, collective bargaining rights ATLANTA, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two member/leaders from the American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers in Atlanta and across the country, will share their struggles on working without basic protections on the job at the Atlanta Airport Solidarity Committee's Town Hall Meeting on July 15.

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