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2009-12-10 08:12:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) successfully tested its newly developed CASTOR® 30 upper stage solid rocket motor today at the U.S. Air Force's Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) in Tennessee.

2009-11-11 07:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) has received a $100 million contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to produce solid rocket propulsion systems for all three stages of the U.S.

2009-11-04 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) and BAE Systems announced they have been awarded a $32.2 million contract to develop the Joint Allied Threat Awareness System (JATAS).

2009-10-28 12:12:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems' (NYSE: ATK) first stage ignited today at 11:30 a.m., launching the Ares I-X flight test for NASA and igniting the next generation in American spaceflight.

2009-09-09 06:35:00

The White House's panel of space experts has concluded that NASA’s plans simply don’t match up with its budget for future space exploration.

2009-08-19 17:40:00

NASA and Alliant Techsystems Inc., or ATK, will conduct the first full-scale, full-duration test of the new first-stage solid rocket motor for the Ares I rocket at 1 p.m. MDT, on Thursday, Aug. 27. The test will take place at the ATK test facility in Promontory, Utah.

2009-08-17 09:03:36

NASA and Alliant Techsystems Inc. have rescheduled the first full-scale, full-duration test of the new Ares I first-stage solid rocket motor. The test, originally scheduled for Aug. 25, will take place at the ATK test facility in Promontory, Utah, on Aug. 27.

2009-07-13 10:18:00

PROMONTORY, Utah, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --In commemoration of the first moon landing, ATK Space Systems and NASA will mark the next steps in space as they unveil the first completed Ares I first stage five segment booster, planned to be tested next month.

2009-07-01 07:00:00

Motors Assist Stage Separation and Second Stage Engine Safe Start-Up HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) was selected by The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) to manufacture the upper stage ullage motors for the new Ares I launch vehicle.

2009-03-15 20:12:00

Motors Provided Main Thrust to Support Discovery's Mission to the International Space Station MINNEAPOLIS, March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems' (NYSE: ATK) Reusable Solid Rocket Motors (RSRM) passed a major milestone as they successfully powered NASA's Space Shuttle Discovery and its crew during this morning's launch.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.