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ATK Meets Third Milestone
2012-01-23 14:39:47

One of NASA's industry partners, Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) of Utah, successfully held a Launch System Initial Systems Design (ISD) Review of its Liberty Transportation System. This is the third milestone to be completed under ATK's unfunded Space Act Agreement (SAA) with NASA's Commercial Crew Program. ATK has five milestones to meet under the Commercial Crew Development Round 2 (CCDev2) agreement, which enables NASA and ATK teams to exchange technical information related to Liberty...

2012-01-17 16:36:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center will officially handover the "keys" to the Space Shuttle Full Fuselage Trainer to the Seattle Museum of Flight in a ceremony at 8:30 a.m. CST Thursday, Jan. 19. News media representatives are invited to attend. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The ceremony will include an official signing of the Space Act Agreement that will transfer ownership of the trainer, which includes both a crew...

NASA Begins New Partnership With Alliant Techsystems
2011-09-14 08:20:44

  NASA said on Tuesday that it has agreed to a partnership with Alliant Techsystems (ATK) on the development of the Liberty Launch Systems. The rocket was originally called Ares 1 and was developed under NASA's Constellation moon exploration program. It will be sold for satellite launches and station cargo resupply missions, according to a Reuters report. The space agency said ATK will present NASA officials the Liberty systems level requirements, preliminary design, and...

2011-09-13 14:54:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) of Salt Lake City have agreed to collaborate on the development of the company's Liberty Launch System as part of the agency's Commercial Crew Development Round 2 activities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The unfunded Space Act Agreement (SAA) through NASA's Commercial Crew Program will allow the agency and ATK to review and discuss Liberty system...

2011-09-12 14:09:00

  CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NASA and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) announcement of an agreement that could accelerate the availability of U.S. commercial crew transportation capabilities at 3 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 13 will be carried live on NASA Television. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The announcement will occur at the Press Site auditorium at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The participants...

2010-02-05 16:52:00

PROMONTORY, Utah, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) and NASA will conduct the last ground test for the Space Shuttle program on February 25, marking the closure of a program that has spanned more than three decades and ushering in the era of the next generation of space exploration. What: Horizontal ground test firing of a four-segment solid rocket motor When: Thursday, February 25, 2010 Time:...