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2011-08-09 07:30:00

PARKER, Colo., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TTJ&B Inc.

2011-07-27 08:31:37

NASA's Juno spacecraft is set to launch toward Jupiter aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on Aug 5.

2011-07-21 15:46:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Shuttle Atlantis touched down at NASA Kennedy Space Center, officially bringing an end to the nation's space shuttle program and a 30-year legacy of boosting astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).

2011-07-20 13:37:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne has successfully completed a chill test and 1.9 second ignition test of NASA's J-2X engine at John C. Stennis Space Center, Miss.

2011-07-08 12:12:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an awesome display of technology and immense power that capped a 30-year legacy of boosting orbiters into space, three Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSMEs) today successfully powered the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on the program's final flight to the International Space Station (ISS).

2011-07-07 10:32:48

NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is entering into an agreement with Sierra Nevada Space Systems (SNSS) of Sparks, Nev, to offer technical capabilities from the center's uniquely skilled work force.

2011-06-30 09:22:09

NASA's industry partners have met all their initial milestones in developing commercial crew transportation capabilities to reduce the gap in US human spaceflight capability.

2011-06-23 08:03:51

The new main engine to power Europe’s successor to its Ariane 5 space launcher was brought a step closer on June 22.

2011-05-26 09:00:00

TROY, Mich., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services, today announced that it will deliver a paper presentation at ASME Turbo Expo 2011, describing a new application for optimizing the weight of composite fan blades using Altair's HyperWorks suite of computer-aided design tools.

2011-05-25 07:00:00

NASA said on Tuesday that a new spacecraft to take humans into deep space will be based on designs of the Orion crew exploration vehicle.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'