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Successful 24th ISU SSP in Cooperation with TU Graz Leads to Official MOU : 09/16/2011

GRAZ, Austria (Sept. 16, 2011) - After the success in partnering with Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), ISU is pleased to announce the signing of an official Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions.

After years of collaboration, ISU and TU Graz are now officially strengthening their academic forces to develop common research in the field of small satellites and particular in the field of ground station operations. Indeed, both universities are now fully equipped in a similar...

ISU Announces Newly Appointed President and Dean : 09/14/2011

Graz, Austria (Sept. 14, 2011) - On September 8th, the Board of Trustees of the International Space University (ISU) has named Prof. Walter Peeters as its new President succeeding Dr. Michael K. Simpson.

Prof. Peeters holds a bachelor degree in engineering and applied economics from Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, a Master of Business Administration degree from Louvain and Cornell University as well as a Ph.D. in Industrial Organization from TU Delft in the Netherlands. Prof. Peeters has been on an ESA...

Iridium Surpasses 500,000 Subscribers Worldwide : 09/12/2011

MCLEAN, Va. (Sept. 12, 2011) - Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) today announced that it has reached 500,000 total billable subscribers for its satellite voice and data services worldwide. The number is comprised of approximately 90 percent commercial customers and 10 percent U.S. Government customers.

"Our consistent double-digit growth in subscribers - more than 25 percent growth every year for the last five years - is a reflection of our global network reach, our service offerings...

ATK to Relocate Corporate Headquarters to Northern Virginia : 09/08/2011

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (Sept. 8, 2011) - ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced today that it will relocate its corporate headquarters as of October 1, 2011 to Arlington, Virginia, where the company will expand its existing office space. The company will continue to maintain a strong presence in Minnesota, including approximately 210 Minnesota-based corporate employees. In total, ATK employs approximately 2700 people in Minnesota. ATK currently employs approximately 3500 people in the Mid-Atlantic region, where it operates facilities...

New Tampa, Fla., Manufacturer Launches Deep UV LED Medical Device for Treating Psoriasis, Eczema, Vitiligo : 08/11/2011

TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 11, 2011) - Tampa, Fla. manufacturer, Psoria‐Shield™ Inc., has announced the launch of sales for its flagship medical device, the Psoria‐Light (FDA 510k #K103540). The Psoria‐Light™ is a Deep UV LED targeted phototherapy device for treating psoriasis, eczema, vitiligo and other UV‐treatable skin disorders.

The Psoria‐Light™ patent‐pending innovation uses advanced Deep UV LED technology originally developed for NASA, ESA, and the U.S. military. Psoria‐Light™...

Prevent Blindness America Launches Most Beautiful Eyes Contest : 07/18/2011

CHICAGO, Ill. (July 18, 2011) - Prevent Blindness America, the nation's leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight, today announced the launch of the "Most Beautiful Eyes Contest." The contest allows children across the United States the chance to become the face of the Star Pupils program in 2012 and win a $25,000 scholarship.

From July 18 through August 31st, 2011, parents of children ages zero to 17 are encouraged to enter...

10 High-Tech Companies to Compete for $100,000 Prize : 06/28/2011

MELBOURNE, Fla. ( June 28, 2011) - Space Florida and the Technological Research and Development Authority (TRDA) jointly announced today the 10 companies selected to present at the I2 (Igniting Innovation) Capital Acceleration Showcase scheduled for September 7, 2011 in Cape Canaveral. The companies were chosen from among a group of 62 Florida technology firms that applied last month for a chance to present their business case at the I2Showcase.
 
"These...

Outlast Wins Innovation Prize: Outlast® Polyester Fiber with PCM : 05/31/2011

HEIDENHEIM, Germany (May 31, 2011) - The technology company Outlast illustrates its innovative nature: The pioneer and market leader around temperature regulation phase change materials (PCM) impressed the international jury of Techtextil (International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens) and won the Techtextil Innovation Prize 2011 in the category "New Materials" for the development of the world's first heat managing polyester fiber with PCM.

The Innovation Prize brings...

Colorado Springs City Council Resolution Recognizes Northrop Grumman For Its Contributions to National Security and the Community : 04/12/2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 12, 2011) -- The Colorado Springs City Council today adopted a resolution recognizing Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) continuing contributions to national security and to the Colorado economy as a provider of leading-edge technology to military services operating here.

"Northrop Grumman has been a trusted supplier of military space systems, missile defense expertise and information technology services to military operations in the Colorado Springs area for...

Communications Crosslink between Northrop Grumman-Built STSS Satellites Extends Real-Time 'Stereo Tracking' of Space Objects : 04/11/2011

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (April 11, 2011) -- The communications crosslink between the twin Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) Demonstration satellites, built by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has shown its effectiveness in transmitting high-precision, real-time missile tracking data to the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).

The radio frequency (RF) crosslink enabled both STSS satellites to simultaneously acquire and track a resident space...

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