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2010-08-31 15:10:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has extended the Space Program Operations Contract with United Space Alliance, LLC of Houston to March 31, 2011.

2010-07-28 06:20:00

One of NASA’s space shuttle contractors sent layoff notices this week to more than 1,200 employees of its 8,100-member shuttle work force, officials said Tuesday.

2010-07-08 20:20:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its Redmond operations has been awarded United Space Alliance's (USA) prestigious Space Flight Awareness Supplier Award. With only 21 awards granted by USA throughout the last decade, this honor is granted to companies that consistently provide outstanding performance in support of NASA's human space flight programs.

2010-07-07 12:40:00

NASA contractor, United Space Alliance, plans to cut the jobs of over 1,000 leading scientists and technicians once NASA's shuttle program is put to an end.

2010-07-06 13:00:00

HOUSTON, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- United Space Alliance announced today that the company will layoff about 15 percent of its current Space Shuttle workforce, effective October 1, 2010, in order to align the workforce level with the company's Space Shuttle Program Operations Contract work scope and current budget. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080407/LAM060LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080407/LAM060LOGO) Two missions remain in the Space Shuttle Program -...

2010-06-02 09:21:00

MERRITT ISLAND, Fla., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During a visit to the John F. Kennedy Space Center today, Secretary of Labor Hilda L.

2010-05-14 14:21:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- As Space Shuttle Atlantis was successfully launched today on its final planned mission to the International Space Station, United Space Alliance officials noted that the vehicle and the team that prepares and executes the missions are performing better than ever. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080407/LAM060LOGO) "It is a testament to the Shuttle team's professionalism and dedication," said Howard DeCastro, Space Shuttle Program...

2010-04-15 09:00:00

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UTC Power and Hamilton Sundstrand, United Technologies Corp.

2010-04-06 10:00:00

HOUSTON, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran Boeing executive Virginia A. "Ginger" Barnes has been named to replace Richard O. Covey as President and Chief Executive Officer of United Space Alliance (USA), effective immediately.

2010-04-05 05:38:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Shuttle Discovery launched this morning on a 13-day mission to deliver nearly 8 tons of cargo and science equipment to the International Space Station (ISS). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080407/LAM060LOGO) STS-131 is carrying the Leonardo Multi-Purpose Logistics Module which serves as a moving van and enables the delivery of equipment to the Station and the return of science experiments to Earth.

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