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Thursday Aug 21 | Wall Street Journal

Mining Asteroids and Exploiting the New Space Economy

The U.S. commercial space industry has grown substantially over the last decade.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Aerospace-Defense, Opinion

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Wire

Kulicke & Soffa Appoints Garrett E. Pierce as Chairman of the Board of Directors

Mr. Pierce will replace MacDonell Roehm, Jr. who is stepping down as Chairman having reached the Company's customary retirement age.

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Related Topix: Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Electronics, Semiconductors, Aerospace-Defense

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Securities lending participants to s... )--CoventryCares of Nebraska, a State-contracted local Medicaid managed health care organization, is changing its name to Aetna Better Health of Nebraska, effective Augus... )--As Agent Bank, please be advised of the following rate determined on: 8/18/2014 Issue QNB Finance Ltd - Series 23 EUR 150,000,000 FRN ... (more)

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense

Sys-Con Media

Orbital Completes Third Cargo Delivery Mission to International Space Station for NASA

Orbital Sciences Corporation , one of the world's leading space technology companies, today announced the successful completion of its third cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station in the past 10 months, including the initial demonstration flight completed in October 2013 and the first two operational missions under the company's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, Aerospace-Defense, Wallops Island, VA, Dulles, VA

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Space station supply ship exits, now packing trash

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station released the Cygnus supply ship, now full of trash for disposal early Friday.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Science / Technology, NASA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Universe Today

Cygnus Commercial Cargo Ship 'Janice Voss' Finishes Resupply Mission and Departs Space Station

Cygnus Orb-2 spacecraft 'Janice Voss' bids farewell to the ISS at 6:40 a.m. EDT, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Aerospace-Defense, Space

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Space station supply ship exits, now packing trash

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station released the Cygnus supply ship, now full of trash for disposal early Friday.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

Thu Aug 14, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

Russian Rocket Engine Deliveries to the U.S. Evade Sanctions

Despite fears of supply disruptions, the flow of Soviet-built rocket engines to U.S. commercial space launch firm Orbital Sciences, will not be hit by flaring tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine, a representative of the Russian company that owns the engines said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Aerospace-Defense

St.Petersburg Times

Despite fears of supply disruptions, the flow of Soviet-built rocket...

Despite fears of supply disruptions, the flow of Soviet-built rocket engines to U.S. commercial space launch firm Orbital Sciences, will not be hit by flaring tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine, a representative of the Russian company that owns the engines said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Aerospace-Defense, Pilates, Fitness

AmmoLand

ATK Announces Spin-Off of its Sporting Group - Now Vista Outdoors Inc

Alliant Techsystems Inc. announced that, in connection with its previously announced plan to create two independent, public companies with leadership in Outdoor Sports and Aerospace and Defense, it filed today a registration statement on Form 10 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Alliant Techsystems

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The $625 million issuance is comprised of $250 milli... )--Fitch Ratings has upgraded eight tranches, affirmed 54 tranches and downgraded three tranches of a total of 65 tranches from eight collateralized debt obligations ... )--Using its new reverse auction website for the product testing and compliance industry, Testingpartners.com provides an ... (more)

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense

Freshnews

Orbital-Built OCO-2 Satellite Arrives at Head of International...

Orbital Sciences Corporation , one of the world's leading space technology companies, today announced the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 satellite, built by the company for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA, has successfully arrived at its operational orbit at the head of a group of NASA and international scientific satellites known ... (more)

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Science / Technology, Space, NASA, US Military, Vandenberg Air Force Base, US Air Force, Dulles, VA

Customer Interaction Solutions

Orbital Selected by Avanti Communications to Build HYLAS 4 High-Throughput Commercial Satellite

Corporation announced today that Avanti Communications Group plc. has awarded the company a firm contract to build the HYLAS 4 broadband communications satellite.

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Biotech, Medicine, AVANIR Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Dulles, VA

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Hispanic Business

Orbital-Built Geosynchronous Satellites Launched For U.S. Air Force

These deployments continued Orbital's 'summer surge' of operational activity that has included the fourth launch of its Antares rocket which deployed the third Cygnus cargo logistics spacecraft, a launch of the company's OBV long-range missile defense interceptor, the deployment of the , and the successful launch of three suborbital research ... (more)

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Related Topix: Aerospace-Defense, Science / Technology, Space, US Military, US Air Force, Strategic Defense Initiative

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Fitch has also affirmed the asso... )--Aqua America, Inc. announced today that the Board of Directors unanimously voted to renew Aqua's longstanding Dividend Reinvestment and Direct Stock Pur... )--MFS Investment ManagementA announced today monthly distributions of the following closed-end funds, all with declaration dates of August 1, 2014, ... (more)

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Business Wire

Orbital-Built Geosynchronous Satellites Launched for U.S. Air Force

These deployments continued Orbital's "summer surge" of operational activity that has included the fourth launch of its Antares rocket which deployed the third Cygnus cargo logistics spacecraft, a launch of the company's OBV long-range missile defense interceptor, the deployment of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 satellite for NASA, and the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Science / Technology, Space, Aerospace-Defense, Cape Canaveral, FL, Strategic Defense Initiative, NASA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Forbes.com

ULA Launches Three Air Force Satellites Into Orbit

The United Launch Alliance had its eighth successful launch of 2014 yesterday, when a Delta IV rocket successfully lifted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 37 after several days of weather-related delays.

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Related Topix: US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force, Aerospace-Defense

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