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2011-03-01 15:00:00

Program Offices, New Technology Solicitations Announced WASHINGTON, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has announced program office assignments at three NASA field centers to align the president's fiscal year 2012 budget request and the NASA Authorization Act of 2010. The agency also has released three Space Technology Program solicitations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA will create new program offices to manage human spaceflight...

2011-02-24 16:13:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery on Mission STS-133 to deliver spare parts and a modified cargo transfer module that will be permanently attached to the International Space Station (ISS) to provide additional storage space. The SSME is the only fully reusable high-performance rocket engine rated for human space flight. Pratt &...

2011-02-22 09:14:00

TROY, Mich., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services, today announced that it will expand its presence in Huntsville, Ala., one of the nation's most vital regions for aerospace research and development, by opening a field office and launching Aero Academy training programs for local aerospace engineers. Altair's office in Huntsville will open this month at 7501 South Memorial Parkway, just minutes...

2011-02-11 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) Aerospace Systems was honored to be selected as recipient of NASA's George M. Low 2010 award for its quality and performance on multiple NASA contracts. This selection makes the fourth time the company has been chosen for this prestigious award. The George M. Low Award is NASA's premier quality and performance award for its prime and subcontractors. This award program recognizes large and small businesses that...

2011-01-24 14:38:04

NASA has released a formal Notice of Availability (NOA) and Request for Information (RFI) to identify interest from industry for space processing and support facilities at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The facilities may become available for space-related commercial use following the end of the Space Shuttle Program. The facilities that may become available are well-suited for entities operating or directly supporting government or commercial launches or space user services....

2011-01-04 05:30:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Equity Administration Solutions, Inc. (EASi), the leading independent stock plan software company, and Raymond James Financial (NYSE: RJF), a diversified financial services holding company, today announced the launch of EASi Broker Direct, a stock and option transaction platform jointly developed by the two companies. Based on the FIX protocol, EASi Broker Direct acts as a hub enabling public company restricted stock and option plan...

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2010-12-30 04:55:00

Congressional roadblocks are forcing NASA to maintain an already obsolete rocket program until March, costing the space agency $500 million and further complicating efforts to replace the space shuttle. NASA's Constellation program, which includes the building of the Ares I rocket to replace the space shuttle for transport to and from the International Space Station, was cancelled by President Obama last October as part of the his new NASA plan.   But legislative inaction and...

2010-12-17 00:00:44

Company cites Price Intelligence Suite's analytics, ease of use Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2010 Insight Direct, USA, a subsidiary of Insight Enterprises, Inc., a leading provider of brand-name information technology hardware, software and services, has selected the Price Intelligence Suite from Lixto, Inc., for advanced price and margin management. The Lixto Price Intelligence Suite is a web extraction and analysis solution that allows pricing and revenue managers to access and...

2010-11-22 15:15:00

WASHINGTON Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA issued the following statements Monday after the Federal Aviation Administration issued SpaceX a license for spacecraft reentry: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "Congratulations to the SpaceX team for receiving the Federal Aviation Administration's first-ever commercial license to reenter a spacecraft from Earth orbit," NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden said. "With this license in hand, SpaceX can...

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2010-11-11 08:25:00

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), a proposed successor to the Hubble Space Telescope currently under development at NASA, needs an additional $1.5 billion in funding in order to make its scheduled 2015 launch date, officials from the U.S. space agency said on Wednesday. According to AP Science Writer Seth Borenstein, the reason for the inflated estimate is that certain key costs were not included as part of a July 2008 program review. The project, which initially was set to cost $3.5...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.