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2008-12-11 16:20:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne completed more than 1,600 successful booster missions with its rocket engines -- the highest number of launches ever achieved by a U.S. company. With a track record stretching back to the Eisenhower administration, PWR carried the first U.S. astronauts into space and to the moon, deployed satellites on planetary orbits, and lifted deep-space telescopes that found galaxies near the dawn of time. In August, Pratt &...

2008-12-09 09:42:00

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne (PWR) has signed a global licensing agreement that grants Zero Emission Energy Plants, Inc. (ZEEP) the right to construct and operate gasification plants throughout the world using PWR's compact gasification technology. The widespread use and availability of PWR's technology could decrease energy costs, enhance energy security, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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