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2010-08-19 14:47:55

NASA and Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) will conduct a full-scale test of a five-segment, first-stage solid rocket motor at 11:05 a.m. EDT, Tuesday, Aug. 31.

2010-08-11 09:40:00

PROMONTORY, Utah, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) and NASA will test the second fully developed Ares five-segment solid rocket motor, known as Development Motor-2 (DM-2).

2010-08-05 06:25:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) announced today that the company's Board of Directors has elected Mike Kahn to serve as Senior Vice President and President, ATK Missile Products group, which is located in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr.

2010-04-08 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) announced today that it expects to record a non-cash charge of approximately $38 million ($24 million net of tax, or $0.71 per share) in the fourth quarter of Fiscal Year 2010 (FY10).

2010-03-11 15:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) will realign its business structure, effective April 1, into four operating groups: Aerospace Systems, Armament Systems, Missile Products, and Security and Sporting.

2010-02-25 14:17:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Earlier today, Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) and NASA successfully performed the final ground test of a reusable solid rocket motor (RSRM) for the Space Shuttle program at ATK's Promontory, Utah facility.

2010-02-11 14:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems' (NYSE: ATK) composite technology supported today's successful launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The launch placed NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory into orbit.

2010-02-08 04:33:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems' (NYSE: ATK) Reusable Solid Rocket Motors (RSRM) ignited at 4:14 a.m. EST, launching the Space Shuttle Endeavour and its crew on their 13-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

2010-02-01 15:45:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) today released the following statement on the GFY11 NASA Budget Proposal: The President's budget proposal is the first step in a long process that will ultimately require Congressional approval.

2009-12-16 14:20:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) performed a ground test of a full-scale attitude control motor (ACM) for the launch abort system (LAS) of NASA's Orion crew exploration vehicle. The test was conducted at ATK's facility in Elkton, Md. on Dec.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.