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2010-12-21 14:25:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is seeking proposals from researchers interested in testing new technologies during suborbital flights.

2010-05-28 18:31:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, congratulates the United Launch Alliance and all of its industry partners on the 50th anniversary of the Delta rocket's inaugural launch.

2010-02-04 16:14:08

The GOES spacecraft continues its processing at the Astrotech Facility in Titusville, Fla and fuel was loaded into the GOES-P spacecraft on Saturday, January 30.

2010-02-02 14:16:00

DENVER, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA announced today its selection of United Launch Alliance to participate in its new Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) Program.

2009-10-08 15:49:00

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A Delta II rocket successfully delivered DigitalGlobe's WorldView-2 commercial satellite into orbit after launching the spacecraft from Space Launch Complex-2 at 11:51 a.m. PDT here today.

2009-07-24 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Michael C. Gass, president and chief executive officer of United Launch Alliance, is the honored recipient of this year's Peter B. Teets Award from the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) for championing the cause of space transportation."Mr.

2008-09-30 15:00:13

-- Mission Marks 15th Consecutive Success for Minotaur Launch Vehicles -- Orbital Sciences Corporation Barron Beneski, 703-406-5528 Public and Investor Relations Beneski.barron@orbital.com Logo: http://www.orbital.com Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB) announced today that its Minotaur II+ rocket was successfully launched for the U.S.

2008-09-22 15:00:09

-- Rocket Assembly, Ground Operations Procedures and Range Safety Requirements Planned, Rehearsed and Reviewed by Orbital and U.S.

2008-09-18 12:30:00

Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB) today announced that the U.S. Air Force Space and Missiles Systems Center (SMC) recently placed an order for a new Minotaur IV launch vehicle under the company's Orbital/Suborbital Program-2 (OSP-2) contract.

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