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2010-06-23 12:02:00

HAMPTON, Va., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hampton Roads middle school students have a rare opportunity this weekend as NASA's Langley Research Center celebrates the end of the school year with the start of NASA's Summer of Innovation at the Virginia Air & Space Center. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Middle school students (rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders) and their parents will...

2010-06-08 15:47:00

MARIETTA, Ga., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) inducted its third C-5 Galaxy strategic airlifter into the Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program (RERP) production line at its facility here today. The aircraft will become the sixth C-5M flying operational missions in support of America's strategic airlift requirements in mid-2011. The largest and most capable airlift aircraft in the U.S. Air Force fleet, the C-5M is rapidly becoming the cornerstone of...

2010-06-07 07:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The most advanced aircraft in the history of the United States Navy made its inaugural flight today, assuring a future of long-range, first-day-of-the-war stealth striking capability from the Navy's big-deck carriers. The first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35C Lightning II carrier variant took off from Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base at 11:46 a.m. and logged a 57 min flight. (Photo:...

2010-06-04 16:08:00

MARIETTA, Ga., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canada formally accepted the first of 17 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) C-130J Super Hercules aircraft today at ceremonies here and at Canadian Forces Base Trenton. Canada finalized its CC-130J contract with Lockheed Martin in December 2007, with a subsequent agreement from the U.S. Air Force to ensure an early delivery of the first two Canadian aircraft. The balance will be delivered by the end of 2012. The CC-130Js (the Canadian designation)...

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2010-06-02 09:20:00

By exploiting the exquisite image quality of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and comparing two observations made ten years apart astronomers have, for the first time, managed to measure the tiny motions of several hundred young stars within the central cluster of the star-forming region NGC 3603. The team was surprised to find that the stars are moving in ways that are at odds with the current understanding of how such clusters evolve. The stars in the cluster have not "settled down" as...

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2010-06-01 13:05:12

The James Webb Space Telescope has finally made the "big time" at least according to the old Frank Sinatra song "New York, New York." The life-sized model of NASA's next generation space telescope is being set up in New York City's Battery Park for the 2010 World Science Festival, which runs June 1- June 6. The opening ceremony was held in front of the model on June 1. As the song goes, "if (the Webb telescope) can make it there, it'll make it anywhere" and scientists are hoping that it will...

2010-05-27 11:25:00

MARIETTA, Ga., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $245 million contract from the U.S. Government for the Foreign Military Sale of three KC-130J tanker aircraft to Kuwait. The program will be managed by the U.S. Navy. The Kuwait Air Force's new KC-130Js will provide aerial refueling for its F18 fleet and augment its current airlift fleet of three Lockheed Martin L-100s. Kuwait's KC-130Js also will perform air mobility, disaster relief and...

2010-05-11 14:47:00

MARIETTA, Ga., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) completed deliveries of the four C130Js ordered by the Royal Norwegian Air Force at a ceremony here today with U.S. and Norwegian officials. Lockheed Martin received a contract from the U.S. government in November 2007 for the purchase of four C-130J Super Hercules airlifters, plus initial spares and training, through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. Lockheed Martin delivered Norway's first C-130J in...

2010-05-05 10:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has successfully completed an extensive series of wind tunnel tests of its Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) system. The tests simulated the flight environments of the Navy's F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet jet fighter in various aircraft configurations of the JAGM and its Navy fixed-wing launcher. The successful wind tunnel tests prepare the Lockheed Martin JAGM team for F/A-18 E/F flight testing later this year. The JAGM...

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2010-04-26 12:25:00

NASA Television marks the 20th anniversary of on-orbit operations of the Hubble Space Telescope with a documentary that premieres Monday, April 26 at 2 p.m. EDT. It will re-air at 4 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. "Hubble: 20 Years of Discovery" celebrates the achievements of one of the most popular and important scientific instruments in the history of exploration. Narrated by actor and writer Brent Spiner, this special video presentation takes viewers on a journey back in time and into the...


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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