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ISU Space Education Fund Launched with Flag Commemoration on Space Shuttle : 02/23/2011

Strasbourg, France (Feb. 23, 2011) -- The Kalpana Chawla International Space University Scholarship Fund announces that NASA Astronaut Nicole Stott, launching aboard the final flight of Space Shuttle Discovery STS-133 this month, will fly with her a flag commemorating India-born NASA Astronaut Dr. Kalpana Chawla and the new scholarship fund established in her name.

In partnership with the International Space University (ISU), the Kalpana Chawla ISU Scholarship Fund endeavors to provide scholarship...

The Association of Space Explorers Partners with ISU : 02/16/2011

Strasbourg, France (Feb. 16, 2011) - An historic partnership agreement has been signed by the European Section of the Association of Space Explorers representing Europe's astronauts and the International Space University.

The agreement was signed on Feb. 14, 2011, at the United Nations center in Vienna, Austria, by the president of ASE Europe, Cosmonaut Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu, and ISU President Dr. Michael Simpson.

This cooperation aims to better exploit the value that astronauts and their experience...

The International Space University Welcomes Worldwide Space Experts During Annual Symposium : 02/14/2011

Strasbourg, France (Feb. 14, 2011) - From 15 to 17 February, the International Space University (ISU) in collaboration with NASA will welcome more than 150 space experts from various space agencies, industries and academia at the occasion of its 15th Annual Symposium entitled "The International Space Station: Maximizing the Return from Extended Operations."

Each year, the International Space University (ISU) organizes a three-day symposium addressing a topical theme from an interdisciplinary and...

Aerojet and Raytheon Complete System Integration Test for Standard Missile-3 : 02/09/2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Feb. 9, 2011) -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that the companies completed a kinetic warhead System Integration Test (SIT) for the Standard Missile-3 Block IB (SM-3 Blk IB) missile, verifying the ability of the kinetic warhead to detect, track and engage a ballistic missile target.

The test involves a fully operational, flight-weight kinetic warhead operating on an air-bearing test stand. The test...

Aerojet, Orbital and NASA Hot Fire Aerojet's AJ26 Flight Engine for Taurus® II Space Launch Vehicle : 02/08/2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Feb. 8, 2011) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, along with NASA and Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) (Orbital), conducted the acceptance hot-fire test of the second AJ26 flight engine that will power the first stage of Orbital's Taurus® II medium-class launch vehicle.

The test, conducted yesterday afternoon at NASA's Stennis Space Center in Mississippi, follows the successful acceptance tests conducted on Engine 1 in November and December 2010. Following the test, Engines 1 and 2 will be...

Advanced Flexible Materials and Trex Company Announce Heatsheets® Recycling Program : 02/07/2011

PETALUMA, Calif. (Feb. 7, 2011) - Advanced Flexible Materials (AFMInc) will partner with Trex Company to launch the "Heatsheets® Blankets-to-Boards" recycling program at Running USA 2011: The Industry Conference held Feb. 13-15 in San Antonio, Texas. 

"This cooperative effort marks another major step in AFMInc's ongoing effort to provide race participants with a turnkey solution for recycling and repurposing Heatsheets thermal-reflective blankets after the finish line," said...

Space Florida and Bigelow Aerospace Sign MOU to Explore Customers for Orbital Space Complex : 02/03/2011

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2011) - Space Florida President Frank DiBello and Robert Bigelow, president of Bigelow Aerospace, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Feb. 2, agreeing to work together to pursue and identify foreign and domestic companies that could benefit from utilization of Bigelow's expandable, orbital space complexes.

Bigelow currently has two pathfinder expandable systems successfully orbiting the Earth, and plans to build the first of multiple fully-functioning stations...

Aerojet Engines Power Japanese HTV Mission to International Space Station : 01/24/2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Jan. 24, 2011) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that the second Japanese re-supply vehicle, HII Transfer Vehicle (HTV) - named KOUNOTORI2, was launched to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Tanegashima Space Center in southern Japan. The HTV was launched on Saturday, Jan. 22 aboard an H-IIB vehicle and is carrying essential equipment and supplies to the Station.

KOUNOTORI, meaning "white stork," conveys the image of carrying something precious and...

International Space Education Program Opens in Adelaide : 01/05/2011

ADELAIDE, Australia/STRASBOURG, France (Jan. 5, 2011) - The University of South Australia has joined forces with the International Space University (ISU), Strasbourg, France, to bring world class space education to the southern hemisphere with a new five-week intensive program set to launch 5 January 2011.

The Opening Ceremony for the new program will be held in the Hawke Building on the UniSA City West Campus in Adelaide at 3:00 PM, on Wed. January 5. A total of 42...

Outlast Develops First Climate-Regulating Polyester Fiber with Phase Change Material; Not Too Hot and Not Too Cold : 12/31/2010

HEIDENHEIM, Germany (Dec. 31, 2010) - Outlast Technologies broadens its product offering by maintaining a steady pace of innovation.

After intensive research and development, Outlast Technologies, Inc., Boulder/Colorado, the market leader in temperature regulating phase change materials (PCMs), is pleased to announce the introduction of Outlast® polyester fiber. This announcement comes just four years after the...

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