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2014-06-04 12:25:18

Member of the 2004 Red Sox World Champion team and 1993 Gatorade North Carolina Baseball Player of the Year Trot Nixon surprises standout with elite honor TULLAHOMA, Tenn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 29(th) year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Justus Sheffield of Tullahoma High School (Tullahoma, Tenn.) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Baseball Player of the Year. Sheffield...

2009-10-02 15:00:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has signed a contract modification with Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tenn., to exercise the final option of the Engineering, Science and Technical Services Contract at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The cost-plus-award-and-incentive fee, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract will conclude Oct. 14, 2010. This final option...

2009-06-10 10:43:57

The U.S. space agency has awarded a $200 million contract to Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tenn., for aerospace testing at the Ames Research Center. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration two-year contract has three one-year options and begins July 1. The company will provide support for aerospace tests and facilities maintenance and operations at the Moffett Field, Calif., NASA facility. The Ames center supports a wide variety of testing requirements for NASA and other...

2009-03-23 15:41:55

The U.S. space agency says it will exercise the first of two one-year options on a five-year contract to Jacobs Technology Inc. of Tullahoma, Tenn. The company will supply test and evaluation support at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M. NASA officials said the option is worth $54 million and brings the total contract amount to date to $216.5 million. The initial value of the contract was $162.5 million, but if options are...

2008-12-01 09:29:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) announced today that it has been awarded a $26.1 million contract by the U.S. Air Force's Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) for the design, fabrication, installation and testing of the Space Threat Assessment Testbed (STAT) System. STAT will create a realistic space environment to perform developmental and early operational testing of space hardware for the Department of Defense, the National...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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