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Hawaii Alaska Space Partnership
2013-10-08 15:19:18

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online They may be America’s youngest states, but Alaska and Hawaii are starting to flex some serious technological muscles through a recently announced joint partnership to develop rocket, satellite and other space exploration equipment and programs. The Memorandum of Understanding between the Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC) -an organization created to allow Alaska to develop an aerospace industry - and the Hawaii Office of Aerospace...

2010-06-17 17:00:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Alaska Aerospace Corporation announced today that they are partnering to pursue the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Development and Sustainment Contract. Together, the corporations will apply their proven experience to ensure the reliability and readiness of the GMD element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System, which defends our nation, deployed military forces, friends and...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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