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2010-08-06 13:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle announced today that it will host its quarterly conference call on Wednesday, Aug. 11 at 11:30 am PDT (2:30 pm EDT) to discuss the financial results for the second quarter 2010. Wyle's quarterly financial reports as well as a copy of the presentation will be available via a restricted datasite. Beneficial owners of and prospective investors in the securities, as well as securities analysts wishing to participate in the conference call or...

2010-08-05 10:15:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- While Wyle has assisted hundreds of astronauts, cosmonauts and civilians who have gone into space since the 1960s, the company has now completed its preparations for NASA's first "human-like" robot for launch aboard the next Shuttle mission and installation on the International Space Station. It may not be the last. NASA's Robonaut 2 (R2), planned to be launched to the International Space Station this November, surpasses previous dexterous...

2010-07-29 10:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A remote Canadian island is being used to simulate isolated space flight conditions for a NASA-funded medical research study that could produce important information to assist astronauts in potential long duration flights to Mars or an asteroid. The Haughton-Mars Project Research Station on Devon Island, well above the Arctic Circle, has many features of isolation and terrain that make it an ideal environment to simulate some conditions of space...

2010-07-16 10:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has awarded a Crew Robotics Avionics and Vehicle Equipment (CRAVE) contract to Wyle for engineering services at Johnson Space Center. The contract allows for a wide variety of tasks in the areas of flight hardware and software development, non-flight/prototype hardware and software development, analysis, and sustaining engineering. The work will be performed at Wyle's facilities located next to Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The...

2010-06-23 10:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle experts performed a full-system maintenance analysis for a variant of the U.S. military's Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle resulting in a safer, more cost-efficient maintenance plan for the vehicle. Wyle completed its Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) system analysis of the MRAP vehicles with a final recommendation summary that could produce significant materials and man-hour savings over 10 years for the military. Since...

2010-06-18 09:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- A NASA astronaut who spent 199 days aboard the International Space Station (ISS) is the first recipient of the Joseph P. Kerwin, M.D. Award honoring achievements in space life sciences. Dr. Michael Barratt, a member of ISS Expeditions 19 and 20, was presented the award this month at the Aerospace Medical Association annual conference in Phoenix. He was honored for advances in the understanding of human physiology during spaceflight and...

2010-06-08 09:30:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle's Integrated Science and Engineering Group, headquartered in Houston, Texas, has been honored with an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Above and Beyond Award for efforts to its employees serving in the national guard and reserves of the armed forces. "Wyle Integrated Science and Engineering has set a high standard for businesses in Houston, Texas and around the country," said Jim Stoa of the Military/Employer Outreach Employer...

2010-06-04 08:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) has awarded Wyle one of nine indefinite-quantity multiple award contracts covering Software, Networks, Information and Modeling and Simulation (SNIM) with a maximum value of $2 billion over the next five years. SNIM serves as an efficient contracting vehicle to quickly get information assurance, software data and analysis, modeling and simulation, knowledge management and information sharing...

2010-06-03 07:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle has a played a significant role in assessing noise impacts for the West Coast basing of the military's new fleet of MV-22 Osprey tilt rotor aircraft. Wyle supported Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) of Carpinteria, Calif. as a subcontractor on the project, helping develop the MV-22 West-Coast Basing Environmental Impact Statement, which evaluated the environmental effects associated with the proposed replacement of nine...

2010-05-28 14:10:00

HOUSTON, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle's Integrated Science and Engineering Group, headquartered in Houston, Texas, will be presented with an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Above and Beyond Award at an event to be held at 3 pm, Wednesday, June 2 at the JSC Gilruth Center, Alamo Ballroom, 2101 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058. More information about Employer Outreach Programs and volunteer opportunities is available at www.esgr.mil or by calling Jim Stoa of the Military/Employer...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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