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2010-12-16 13:48:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the first of six C-130Js for the Indian Air Force at ceremonies here today. The new fleet was ordered under a $1.2 billion U.S. Foreign Military Sale (India's first) in late 2008. "There are few mottos that impart such passion as that of the Indian Air Force, which is Touch the Sky With Glory," said Lorraine Martin, Lockheed Martin's vice president for C-130 Programs, during today's ceremony. "Today begins a...

2010-12-02 11:15:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has signed a contract with the Republic of Korea to provide the nation four C-130J Super Hercules aircraft. Korea's new Super Hercules will be the longer fuselage or "stretched" combat delivery variant. Deliveries will be in 2014 and the contract also contains a two-year support program including aircrew and maintenance training. Korea joins 14 other nations that have selected the proven C-130J. "Because it...

2010-11-29 15:11:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A NASA research physicist working on the next generation space telescope called the James Webb Space Telescope, will be giving a presentation to visitors of the Imagination Station science center in Toledo, Ohio on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA's Brent Bos will give a presentation called "The James Webb Space Telescope, the First Light Machine," to visitors of the...

2010-11-22 18:59:00

WOOD DALE, Ill., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today that its Cargo Systems division received a purchase order to manufacture and supply C-130 cargo handling systems and spares components for thirty Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft. The AAR cargo systems facilitate the loading, securing, unloading and in-flight release of military-style pallets, including low-altitude parachute extractions. AAR has been manufacturing C-130 cargo systems since 1968 and...

2010-11-03 08:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has received a production contract from Lockheed Martin to supply 160 pylons for the U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy strategic airlifter Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program (RERP). Goodrich content is expected to generate $300 million in revenue for the additional 40 C-5B/C aircraft planned to be upgraded in the RERP, excluding any aftermarket revenue. Work will be performed by Goodrich's...

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2010-10-13 13:40:00

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured the first snapshots of a suspected asteroid collision. The images show a bizarre X-shaped object at the head of a comet-like trail of material. In January, astronomers began using Hubble to track the object for five months. They thought they had witnessed a fresh asteroid collision, but were surprised to learn the collision occurred in early 2009. "We expected the debris field to expand dramatically, like shrapnel flying from a hand grenade," said...

2010-10-04 15:20:00

GREENBELT, Md., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three employees of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. were recipients of the 2010 Robert H. Goddard Award for Science. The award was bestowed upon Matt Greenhouse, Randy Kimble and Alexander Moiseev for outstanding work in sciences at NASA Goddard. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) William R. Oegerle, Director of the Astrophysics...

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2010-10-04 10:05:00

Third Science with the Hubble Space Telescope conference opens in Italy Astronomers from around the world are gathering for the third Science with the Hubble Space Telescope conference (HST3), which takes place in Venice from 11"“14 October. They will be celebrating 20 years of cutting-edge science with the world's most famous orbiting observatory, and looking forward to new research opportunities in the years to come. The previous Science with the Hubble Space Telescope conference...

2010-09-28 12:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of the most influential men in science history shared the view that a powerful reasoning God Created the universe. The Hubble telescope now confirms their views by the discoveries it has made over the past two decades while photographing an Awe-Inspiring Drama of Creation as it reveals an incomprehensible power. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100928/FL72150 ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100928/FL72150 ) "That deep...

2010-09-23 10:31:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's traveling museum exhibition, New Views of the Universe, featuring the Hubble and James Webb Space Telescopes, opens at Imagination Station museum in Toledo this Friday, Sept. 24. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The exhibit will be open to the public for several months from September 24, 2010 to January 2, 2011. Showcasing dazzling...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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