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2012-03-15 07:41:33

A sub-scale solid rocket motor designed to mimic NASA's Space Launch System, or SLS, booster design successfully was tested today by engineers at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

2011-08-05 15:30:00

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2011-06-16 08:40:00

NASA workers at the Kennedy Space Center fueled up the space shuttle Atlantis on Wednesday in a key test ahead of its July 8 scheduled launch of the final shuttle flight.

2011-05-16 08:54:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK's (NYSE: ATK) Reusable Solid Rocket Motors (RSRMs) supported the final flight of Space Shuttle Endeavour today as they ignited at 8:56 a.m. EDT sending her crew on their 11-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

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2011-03-20 11:40:00

For the first time, NASA has released high-definition video taken during the retrieval of solid rocket booster segments from the Atlantic Ocean.

2011-02-11 07:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) Aerospace Systems was honored to be selected as recipient of NASA's George M. Low 2010 award for its quality and performance on multiple NASA contracts.

2010-12-01 09:24:20

NASA has signed a $42 million contract modification to space shuttle reusable solid rocket motor manufacturer ATK Launch Systems Inc of Brigham City, Utah, to provide continued prelaunch through postlaunch support from Oct 1, 2010, through Dec 31, 2011.


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