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OEL Launches Utility Base Layers: Structurewear Powered by Outlast® Technology : 10/12/2010

BOULDER, Colo. (Oct. 12, 2010) - Outlast Technologies, leader in heat management and moisture reduction in performance wear, announces new licensee OEL Worldwide Industries is launching Structurewear - an all-purpose line of base layers featuring Outlast® heat management technology.

Delivering superior comfort and performance, OEL Structurewear is designed to be worn under any work uniform, sports clothing, outdoor wear or business attire. The base layers offer triple the benefits...

ISU Students Track Airplanes from the Stratosphere : 10/09/2010

KIRUNA, Sweden (Oct. 9, 2010) - An experiment, designed, built and tested by a team of three students at the International Space University (ISU) successfully launched on-board a stratospheric balloon from Esrange Space Center in the Swedish Arctic. The experiment, called I-BATE (ISU-Balloon Air Traffic control Experiment), relayed aircraft transponder signals back to the students monitoring on the ground in hopes of advancing the current state-of-the-art of air-traffic management. A receiver donated by Kinetic...

Aerojet's Successful Main Engine Injector Tests Provide Milestone for NASA's Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle : 09/30/2010

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Sept. 30, 2010) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, under contract to Lockheed Martin, successfully completed development injector testing for the 7500-pound thrust Orion main engine (OME) for NASA's Orion crew exploration vehicle. The OME is a pressure-fed, regeneratively cooled, storable bi-propellant engine that is a technically advanced, increased performance version of Aerojet's flight-proven 6000-pound thrust space shuttle Orbital Maneuvering System Engine (OMS-E).

The test...

Aerojet Produces 1000th Rocket Motor for U.S., Canadian and Royal Australian Navies : 09/30/2010

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Sept. 30, 2010) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that the company has produced 1000 solid rocket motors for the MK234 Nulka active expendable decoy. A ceremony attended by congressional, diplomatic, Navy and industry officials was held at Aerojet's Orange County, Va., facility today to commemorate the milestone.

Nulka provides highly effective self defense for naval surface combatants against modern anti-ship missiles (ASM). On launch, Nulka flies a trajectory that when combined with electronic radiation lures ASMs away from their intended targets. As an autonomous flight vehicle, the Nulka is capable...

NASA and OPTIMUS PRIME Collaborate to Educate Youth : 09/29/2010

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 29, 2010) - NASA has developed a contest to raise students' awareness of technology transfer efforts and how NASA technologies contribute to our everyday lives.

NASA is collaborating with Hasbro using the correlation between the popular TRANSFORMERS brand, featuring its leader OPTIMUS PRIME, and spinoffs from NASA technologies created for aeronautics and space missions that are used here on Earth. The goal is to help students understand that NASA technology 'transforms' into things...

International Students to Track Airplanes From Space : 09/24/2010

STRASBOURG, France (Sept. 24, 2010) - The International Space University - Balloon Air Traffic Control Experiment (I-BATE) is ready to launch from the Esrange Space Centre in the Swedish Arctic between 4 October and 9 October, 2010. The I-BATE will be one of several payloads onboard a stratospheric scientific balloon that will fly to the edge of space. From the balloon's high-altitude vantage-point, 30-kilometers up, I-BATE will receive and relay to the ground ADS-B (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast)...

Etonic Launches its First Golf Shoe with Outlast® Technology : 09/22/2010

BOULDER, Colo. (Sept. 22, 2010) - Outlast Technologies, leader in heat management and moisture reduction in performance footwear, announces new licensee Etonic is launching its firstever golf shoe lined with Outlast® technology. Etonic has incorporated Outlast® technology in the lining of the 2011 Stabilizer golf shoe to manage heat build up, offering the golfer more comfort.

The new Stabilizer golf shoe features an athletic-inspired design and the latest advancements in footwear technology. Within the shoe, Outlast® technology...

Etonic Stabilizer™ Offers Continuous Comfort Via Heat Management : 09/22/2010

BOULDER, Colo. (Sept. 22, 2010) - Outlast Technologies, leader in heat management and moisture reduction in performance footwear, announces new licensee Etonic is launching its firstever golf shoe lined with Outlast® technology. Etonic has incorporated Outlast® technology in the lining of the 2011 Stabilizer golf shoe to manage heat build up, offering the golfer more comfort.

The new Stabilizer golf shoe features an athletic-inspired design and the latest advancements in footwear...

Draper, Digital Fly-By-Wire Team Enters Space Hall of Fame : 04/15/2010

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (April 15, 2010) - Draper Laboratory will enter the Space Technology Hall of Fame® on April 15 as part of the team that developed a system that makes space and air vehicles easier and safer to operate.

Draper developed Digital Fly-By-Wire as an extension of its work on the Apollo Guidance Computer. The concept uses a highly reliable computer and electronic flight control system, rather than mechanical or hydraulic-based systems, to stabilize and maneuver a vehicle. The computer is able to...

Aerojet Awarded Contract for Research and Technology in Aerospace Propulsion : 04/13/2010

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 13, 2010) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that NASA Glenn Research Center has awarded the company a five-year Indefinite-Delivery, Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide NASA with its space propulsion system technologies, including cryogenic and electric propulsion for spacecraft.

Aerojet is one of five companies to be awarded a contract - potentially worth up to $50 million - to support NASA's research and technology activities. A key to Aerojet...

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