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Space and Satellite
QinetiQ preliminary results for year ended 31 March'07
Observation, mapping and positioning satellites : 31 May, 2007
QinetiQ's audited preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2007 show strong orders growth of 48.6%, revenue increased by 9.3%, continued improvement in underlying operating margin to 9.2% and underlying profit before tax up by 17.4%
 
General Dynamics - Satellite Near Field Infrared Experiment
Observation, mapping and positioning satellites : 25 May, 2007
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, has successfully completed the Launch and Early Orbit Phase (LEOP) of the Near Field Infrared Experiment (NFIRE) and has turned satellite control authority over to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA).
 
ATK - Successful Test Firing Of Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Motor
Propulsion : 24 May, 2007
Alliant Techsystems conducted a successful test firing today of NASA's Reusable Solid Rocket Motor (RSRM) as part of continuous testing to improve performance and ensure safety of the Space Shuttle, which also transfers improvements into the shuttle-derived first-stage of the Ares I crew launch vehicle.
 
General Dynamics - NFIRE Satellite in Orrbit
Defence Satellites : 17 May, 2007
General Dynamics-Built Missile Defense Agency Satellite is Successfully Launched into Orbit
 
General Dynamics - Landsat Data Continuity Mission Study
Observation, mapping and positioning satellites : 15 May, 2007
Awarded Contract for NASA's Landsat Data Continuity Mission Study
 
NASA Completes Constellation Ground Operations Review
Launch Facilities : 13 May, 2007
NASA COMPLETES CONSTELLATION GROUND OPERATIONS REVIEW
 
NASA TV To Braodcast Cargo Ship Arrival To Space Station
Launchers and Boosters : 13 May, 2007
A cargo ship with more than two tons of supplies for the International Space Station will launch Friday night from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Expedition 15 Commander Fyodor Yurchikhin and flight engineers Oleg Kotov and Suni Williams will receive the shipment of food, fuel and supplies on Tuesday, May 15.
 
NASA - Back to the Future!
Space research and development : 11 May, 2007
BACK TO THE FUTURE - NASA STYLE
 
ATK Launches Force-on-Force Training System
Propulsion : 09 May, 2007
ATK Launches Force-on-Force Training System for Military and Law Enforcement Markets
 
NASA To Build New Stand At Stennis For Ares Rocket Engines
Propulsion : 08 May, 2007
NASA will test one of the rocket engines it is developing for its new launch vehicles at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The agency will build a new test stand at Stennis for the J-2X engine. The engine will power the upper stages of NASA's Ares I and Ares V rockets.
 
NASA - Aircraft Aging and Durability Project
Space research and development : 08 May, 2007
NASA has amended its 'Research Opportunities in Aeronautics' announcement to solicit research in several new topic areas in the Aviation Safety Program's Aircraft Aging and Durability Project. This research will enhance the safety of the nation's air transportation system by taking a proactive approach to address safety challenges of new and legacy vehicles.
 
NASA's Centennial Challenge To Excavate Moon Dirt
Space research and development : 07 May, 2007
On Saturday, May 12, teams from around the nation will compete for a total of $250,000 from NASA for an autonomously operating system to excavate simulated 'lunar regolith,' or the moon's soil. The Regolith Excavation Challenge, one of NASA's seven Centennial Challenges, will take place at the Santa Maria Fairpark, Santa Maria, Calif. The competition on May 12 from 7a.m. to 5 p.m. PDT is free and open to media and the public.
 
NASA - Peter Homer Wins Challenge For Improved Gloves
Space research and development : 03 May, 2007
On Thursday, May 3, Peter Homer of Southwest Harbor, Maine, won $200,000 from NASA for his entry in the Astronaut Glove Challenge. The competition was one of NASA's seven Centennial Challenges and took place May 2-3 at the New England Air Museum at Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, Conn.
 
NASA- Stephen Hawking's Zero Gravity Flight
Space research and development : 28 April, 2007
The following is a statement from Alan Stern, NASA associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate at Headquarters in Washington, regarding renowned physicist Stephen Hawking's flight aboard Zero Gravity Corporation's Boeing 727.
 
ATK - Pegasus Rocket Success Carrying NASA's AIM Satellite
Launchers and Boosters : 25 April, 2007
ATK Supports Successful Launch of Pegasus Rocket Carrying NASA's AIM Satellite
 
NASA - Xerox Contract
Launch Facilities : 25 April, 2007
CONTRACT RELEASE: C07-22
 
NASA - AIM Mission News
Space research and development : 25 April, 2007
NASA'S AIM MISSION SOARS TO THE EDGE OF SPACE
 
ATK - NFIRE Spacecraft in Orbit
Propulsion : 24 April, 2007
Alliant Techsystems solid propulsion and composite technologies supported the successful launch yesterday of an Orbital Sciences Corporation Minotaur launch vehicle from Wallops Island, Virginia. The launch placed the Missile Defense Agency's experimental Near Field Infrared Experiment (NFIRE) spacecraft in orbit.
 
NASA - Boeing Awarded California Aircraft Support Contract
Space research and development : 23 April, 2007
NASA has awarded a contract to The Boeing Company, St. Louis, for engineering and technical support of several specialized research aircraft at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center.
 
NASA - International Space Station Status Report SS07-22
Launchers and Boosters : 21 April, 2007
The 14th crew of the International Space Station, Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria and Flight Engineer Mikhail Tyurin, along with spaceflight participant Charles Simonyi landed their Soyuz spacecraft in the steppes of Kazakhstan at 7:31 a.m CDT Saturday.
 
NASA - International Space Station Staus Report SS07-21
Launchers and Boosters : 20 April, 2007
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION STATUS REPORT: SS07-21
 
NASA - Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle Contract News
Space research and development : 20 April, 2007
NASA MODIFIES ORION CREW EXPLORATION VEHICLE CONTRACT
 
NASA Buys Abort Test Boosters for Orion Flight Tests
Launchers and Boosters : 19 April, 2007
NASA has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Air Force to support abort flight test requirements for the Orion Project. The Air Force has contracted with Orbital Sciences Corp. of Chandler, Ariz., to provide launch services for the flight tests.
 
Flying Wing Model Soars In Historic Wind Tunnel
Space research and development : 19 April, 2007
Ask anyone what an airplane looks like and most will tell you a tube with wings. NASA researchers are trying to expand that image. They're testing a design for a flying wing, called a blended wing body.
 
Quiet Skies Flight Tests
Space research and development : 19 April, 2007
According to recent flight tests involving NASA and corporate industry, new technologies can help silence jet aircraft, both in the passenger cabin and on the ground. The three-week flight test program, called the Quiet Technology Demonstrator 2, confirmed the effectiveness of a number of significant airplane noise reduction concepts.
 
Wind Tunnels to Design New Airplanes
Space research and development : 19 April, 2007
NASA-developed wind tunnel technology is being used by the aviation industry to perfect new airplane designs throughout the entire development process.
 
ATK venture with Lockheed Martin and Pratt & Whitney
Propulsion : 17 April, 2007
ATK, Lockheed Martin and Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Present Proposal for Ares I Upper Stage
 
General Dynamics Hydra-70 Rocket Production
Launchers and Boosters : 13 April, 2007
General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamics, has received two orders totaling $149 million for the production of 2.75-inch Hydra-70 rockets. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., ordered the rockets as part of a five-year requirements contract signed on April 28, 2005, which has a potential value of $900 million. Orders to date under this contract total $502 million.
 
ATK to Acquire Swales Aerospace
Defence Satellites : 03 April, 2007
ATK announced today that it intends to acquire Swales Aerospace, a premier provider of satellite components and subsystems, small spacecraft and engineering services for NASA, Department of Defense and commercial satellite customers. The transaction is subject to Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) review, and approval by a majority of the shareholders in the employee-owned company.
 
ATK - Progress On Ares Crew Launch Vehicle
Launchers and Boosters : 02 April, 2007
ATK Highlights Progress on Ares I Crew Launch Vehicle Project on Track for Ground Tests and Development Flights
 
ATK - Space Products Latest
Launchers and Boosters : 09 March, 2007
Alliant Techsystems composite technology supported yesterday's successful launch of the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The launch will place Orbital Express in-space refueling demonstration mission into orbit. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the mission sponsor for the Orbital Express demonstration.
 
ATK - Oriole Rocket Motors
Propulsion : 04 March, 2007
ATK Receives Contract Valued At Nearly $5 Million For Oriole Rocket Motors Motors Will Be Used For Testing U.S. Missile Defenses
 
Intersil - Space Systems Solutions
Subsystems and Components : 03 March, 2007
Today, the demand for radiation-hardened devices is being largely driven by growth in satellite-based communications services for Internet access, global positioning, mobile telephony and digital television. To meet the rigorous demands of the space market, Intersil offers a complete portfolio of radhard ICs, including an extensive line of Star*Power& radiation hardened power management products.
 
ATK - Contract For Chaparral Rocket Motors
Propulsion : 26 February, 2007
ATK Receives Contract in Excess of $10 Million for Chaparral Rocket Motors
 
ATK GEM-40 Solid Propulsion Strap-On Boosters - NASA THEMIS
Propulsion : 19 February, 2007
ATK Composite and Propulsion Technologies Help Launch NASA THEMIS Satellite
 
ATK and Lockheed Martin Complete Booster System Demonstration
Launchers and Boosters : 15 January, 2007
ATK and Lockheed Martin Complete Booster System Demonstration for Proposed U.S. Navy Intermediate-Range Missile
 
ATK - $225m for Minuteman III Propulsion Replacement Programme
Propulsion : 08 January, 2007
ATK Awarded Follow-On Options Worth $225 Million for Minuteman III Propulsion Replacement Program
 
ATK - $14M Contract For Hellfire Rocket Motors And Warheads
Propulsion : 28 December, 2006
ATK Receives $14 Million in Contracts for HELLFIRE Rocket Motors and Warheads
 
ATK Propulsion Technologies
Launchers and Boosters : 15 December, 2006
ATK Composite and Propulsion Technologies Help Launch National Reconnaissance Office Satellite
 
Universal Balancing Supports UP Aerospace
Subsystems and Components : 15 December, 2006
A non-rotating static balancing machine from Universal Balancing has been instrumental in the successful launch of a rocket into space.
 
ATK Supports Space Shuttle
Propulsion : 09 December, 2006
ATK reusable solid rocket motors (RSRM) performed flawlessly as NASA's Space Shuttle Discovery launched into orbit to begin a 13-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS). During the first two minutes of flight, the RSRMs provided more than 6 million pounds of thrust.
 
Boeing and Lockheed Martin Complete United Launch Alliance
Launchers and Boosters : 01 December, 2006
LOCKHEED MARTIN AND BOEING COMPLETE UNITED LAUNCH ALLIANCE TRANSACTION
 
ATK Roles Key to Launch of Air Force GPS Satellite
Defence Satellites : 17 November, 2006
ATK Propulsion Technologies Support Successful Launch of Boeing Delta II Rocket
 
ATK - Five-Time Shuttle Astronaut Leads Team in Huntsville
Propulsion : 13 November, 2006
Jim Halsell Joins ATK as Vice President and Program Manager of ARES I Upper Stage Team.
 
Boeing Delta II Launches NASA Solar Eruptions Study
Launchers and Boosters : 25 October, 2006
Boeing Delta II Launches NASA Solar Eruptions Study
 
Boeing - Delta II Delivers Another GPS Satellite to Orbit
Launchers and Boosters : 25 September, 2006
Boeing's Workhorse Delta II Delivers Another GPS Satellite to Orbit
 
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