Latest United Space Alliance Stories

2009-07-15 17:13:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Shuttle Endeavour lifted off today on a 16-day mission to deliver the final components of the Japanese Kibo complex that will expand the International Space Station's (ISS) scientific facilities.(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080407/LAM060LOGO)The Japanese Experiment Module-Exposed Facility (EF) will serve as a multipurpose platform where experiment payloads are exposed to the external space environment.

2009-07-08 12:42:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in more than a quarter-century, a new space vehicle will begin stacking on a mobile launch platform (MLP) at Kennedy Space Center, thanks to the hard work and dedication of an experienced team of employees from NASA and contractors United Space Alliance (USA) and Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080407/LAM060LOGO) The Ares I-X aft skirt, which was mated to a solid fuel segment...

2009-06-24 08:50:00

The US space agency has awarded the Lockheed Martin Corp a $37.2 million contract modification to provide additional user application software.

2009-06-23 16:20:00

NASA has awarded a $37.2 million contract modification to Lockheed Martin Corp. of Gaithersburg, Md, to provide additional user application software development and maintenance as part of the Facilities Development and Operations Contract, or FDOC.

2009-06-02 10:26:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- United Space Alliance has assembled a team of experienced, innovative experts in space operations to support the Kennedy Space Center's mission to maintain the leading edge in space vehicle and payload processing, integration, launch and recovery operations.

2009-05-20 10:23:00

Another Milestone Met in the Development of Ares I MINNEAPOLIS, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK), the prime contractor for the first stage of the Ares I launch vehicle, along with NASA, the U.S.

2009-05-11 14:39:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- From the CEO to the flight operations experts that plan the space walks, to the technicians who install the payload and prepared the orbiter for launch, the STS-125 mission and Hubble Space Telescope are benefitting from the vast experience and capabilities of United Space Alliance in planning, managing, integrating and executing complex human space endeavors. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080407/LAM060LOGO) USA's...

2009-03-18 07:30:00

Contract Supports Programs through Design, Development, Test and Engineering MINNEAPOLIS, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) announced that it awarded United Space Alliance (USA) a $257 Million contract to perform subcontractor support to ATK for the NASA's Ares I and Ares 1-X programs through the Design, Development, Test and Engineering (DDT&E) phase.

2009-03-15 18:56:00

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Shuttle Discovery lifted off today on a mission to deliver the International Space Station's (ISS) final set of solar array wings that will help fully power science experiments and support an expanded crew of six. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080407/LAM060LOGO) In addition to supporting the ISS with the delivery and installation of the Starboard 6 truss segment, Discovery is carrying technologies that will enhance...

2009-03-11 07:36:13

NASA has awarded a contract for administrative support services at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston to REDE/Critique NSS, Joint Venture, of New Orleans. The contract has a maximum potential value of $58 million.

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