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2014-06-20 08:20:10

DUBLIN, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lb9j72/global_helicopter) has announced the addition of the "Global Helicopter Market 2014-2018: Key vendors are AgustaWestland, Bell Helicopter Textron, Eurocopter, Russian Helicopters, JSC, Sikorsky Aircraft" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 High-altitude helicopters are mainly used for flying above 15,000 feet from sea level. Currently, the...

2009-04-30 15:10:00

HOUSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Johnson Space Center Innovation Partnerships Office in conjunction with JSC's Space Life Sciences Directorate (SLSD) and Engineering Directorate presented four awards -- $80,000 in total prize money -- as part of the 2009 Rice Business Plan Competition. Each company was awarded $20,000. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Receiving NASA engineering prize money was E&M Devices for its plan to develop a miniature,...

2009-03-09 15:44:00

HOUSTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Innovation Partnerships Office at NASA's Johnson Space Center has announced the addition of three separate $20,000 awards to one already granted, bringing the total to $80,000, to be presented as part of the 2009 Rice University Business Plan Competition. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The three new prizes will be awarded for the best business plans representing an engineering technology that has applications...

2008-10-21 03:00:12

"COMSTAR - United TeleSystems" JSC ("Comstar" or "the Group") (LSE: CMST), the largest integrated telecommunications provider in Moscow and 67 Russian cities, today announced that it has launched a wireless broadband network based on the 802.16e standard WiMAX technology in Armenia and introduced the "Comstar" brand in the local market. The creation and commercial launch of the wireless network using the 3.6-3.8 GHz frequency range was implemented by Cornet-AM, an Internet service...

2008-10-10 18:00:06

HOUSTON, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JSC Deputy Director Ellen Ochoa has been chosen as the first woman to receive the Engineer of the Year award by the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference. This award recognizes overall leadership and technical achievement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) "I am delighted to receive this award," said Ochoa. "I feel very privileged to be working...

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