ATK

Customize and search this content list in the "Filter Options" tab above.

VIDEO: ATK stress tests avionics for NASA's new boosters

Contributed
Apr 3 2014 - 6:40pm

CLEARFIELD -- ATK's booster avionics, which serve as the central nervous system for NASA's Space Launch System twin solid rockets, underwent more stress testing Thursday at the company's Clearfield installation.The SLS is NASA's new vehicle that is being built to take astronauts into deep space to places like an asteroid and ultimately Mars.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 3 2014 - 7:43pm


ATK-NASA exhibit paints a picture to the moon and Mars

Cimaron Neugebauer, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 1 2014 - 8:52am

SALT LAKE CITY -- Like many grade school students, Astronaut Tony Antonelli grew up as an explorer. At first he wanted to explore the edge of his yard, then his vision expanded to the end of his street, then the end of the block ---- now it's deep space.ATK teamed up with NASA to unveil a new exhibit educating people on what the next wave of...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 1 2014 - 8:52am


ATK supports latest launch of Air Force satellite

Contributed
Feb 21 2014 - 10:09am

ARLINGTON, Va. -- ATK propulsion, composite and spacecraft technologies supported Thursday's launch of a navigation satellite for the U.S. Air Force.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 21 2014 - 10:29am


VIDEO: Major space program milestones approach for NASA, ATK

Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 7 2014 - 6:55am

PROMONTORY -- The space program is alive and kicking. If all goes well, NASA will be sending a group of astronauts to the other side of the moon by the beginning of the next decade and to another planet in 20 years.To complete the mission, NASA will depend on the new Space Launch System, which according to the space administration, will be the...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 7 2014 - 6:55am


ATK gearing up booster for 2017 space launch

Contributed
Feb 6 2014 - 11:17am

WASHINGTON - The biggest accomplishments on the next-generation deep space programs will take place this year, including Orion's first mission, Space Launch System booster and engine firing, and the opening of the SLS Vertical Assembly Center - all important steps in preparing for deep space human exploration missions.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 6 2014 - 11:17am


VIDEO: ATK's second-stage motor powers Antares space launch

Contributed, The Associated Press
Jan 10 2014 - 1:05pm

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A privately launched supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Thursday following a series of delays ranging from the cold to the sun.Orbital Sciences Corp. launched its unmanned Antares rocket from Wallops Island, Va., offering a view to much of the East Coast. It successfully hoisted a capsule packed...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 10 2014 - 1:05pm


Filter content results by modifying parameters defined below. Stories and galleries from the last month are displayed by default.

Full or partial headline keywords.
Filter by author first, last, or full name.
Format: 2014-04-21
Format: 2014-04-21
Format: 2014-04-21
Format: 2014-04-21

VIDEO: ATK stress tests avionics for NASA's new boosters

Contributed
Apr 3 2014 - 6:40pm

CLEARFIELD -- ATK's booster avionics, which serve as the central nervous system for NASA's Space Launch System twin solid rockets, underwent more stress testing Thursday at the company's Clearfield installation.The SLS is NASA's new vehicle that is being built to take astronauts into deep space to places like an asteroid and ultimately Mars.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 3 2014 - 7:43pm

VIDEO: ATK stress tests avionics for NASA's new boosters

Contributed
Apr 3 2014 - 6:40pm

CLEARFIELD -- ATK's booster avionics, which serve as the central nervous system for NASA's Space Launch System twin solid rockets, underwent more stress testing Thursday at the company's Clearfield installation.The SLS is NASA's new vehicle that is being built to take astronauts into deep space to places like an asteroid and ultimately Mars.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 3 2014 - 7:43pm


VIDEO: Major space program milestones approach for NASA, ATK

Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 7 2014 - 6:55am

PROMONTORY -- The space program is alive and kicking. If all goes well, NASA will be sending a group of astronauts to the other side of the moon by the beginning of the next decade and to another planet in 20 years.To complete the mission, NASA will depend on the new Space Launch System, which according to the space administration, will be the...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 7 2014 - 6:55am


VIDEO: ATK's second-stage motor powers Antares space launch

Contributed, The Associated Press
Jan 10 2014 - 1:05pm

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A privately launched supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Thursday following a series of delays ranging from the cold to the sun.Orbital Sciences Corp. launched its unmanned Antares rocket from Wallops Island, Va., offering a view to much of the East Coast. It successfully hoisted a capsule packed...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 10 2014 - 1:05pm


ATK's motor test is a much-needed success

(NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner) Spectators watch as a Gem 60 rocket booster is tested Thursday at the ATK Aerospace Group facility in Promontory.

Charles F. Trentelman
May 31 2012 - 10:31pm

PROMONTORY -- The first test of changes to a motor that could mean five more years of sales for ATK Space Systems went off without a hitch Thursday afternoon. The Gem 60 lit as planned at 2:30 p.m., burning loudly for 90 seconds and sending a tall plume of smoke into the blue skies of western Box Elder County, as its thunderous, rattling roar...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jun 1 2012 - 7:34am


There is no content to display for this category.

VIDEO: ATK stress tests avionics for NASA's new boosters

Contributed
Apr 3 2014 - 6:40pm

CLEARFIELD -- ATK's booster avionics, which serve as the central nervous system for NASA's Space Launch System twin solid rockets, underwent more stress testing Thursday at the company's Clearfield installation.The SLS is NASA's new vehicle that is being built to take astronauts into deep space to places like an asteroid and ultimately Mars.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 3 2014 - 7:43pm


VIDEO: Major space program milestones approach for NASA, ATK

Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 7 2014 - 6:55am

PROMONTORY -- The space program is alive and kicking. If all goes well, NASA will be sending a group of astronauts to the other side of the moon by the beginning of the next decade and to another planet in 20 years.To complete the mission, NASA will depend on the new Space Launch System, which according to the space administration, will be the...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Feb 7 2014 - 6:55am


VIDEO: ATK's second-stage motor powers Antares space launch

Contributed, The Associated Press
Jan 10 2014 - 1:05pm

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A privately launched supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Thursday following a series of delays ranging from the cold to the sun.Orbital Sciences Corp. launched its unmanned Antares rocket from Wallops Island, Va., offering a view to much of the East Coast. It successfully hoisted a capsule packed...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 10 2014 - 1:05pm


ATK's motor test is a much-needed success

(NICK SHORT/Standard-Examiner) Spectators watch as a Gem 60 rocket booster is tested Thursday at the ATK Aerospace Group facility in Promontory.

Charles F. Trentelman
May 31 2012 - 10:31pm

PROMONTORY -- The first test of changes to a motor that could mean five more years of sales for ATK Space Systems went off without a hitch Thursday afternoon. The Gem 60 lit as planned at 2:30 p.m., burning loudly for 90 seconds and sending a tall plume of smoke into the blue skies of western Box Elder County, as its thunderous, rattling roar...

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jun 1 2012 - 7:34am


GALLERY: ATK Employee Family Open House at ATK's Avionics Lab in Clearfield on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011.

Nicholas Draney, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 8 2011 - 2:41pm

ATK Employee Family Open House at ATK's Avionics Lab in Clearfield on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Oct 8 2011 - 2:44pm


GALLERY: ATK Tests Next Generation Rocket Motor

Matthew Arden Hatfield, Staff, Standard-Examiner
Sep 8 2011 - 2:56pm

Pictures of a rocket motor test at the ATK Promontory facility Thursday, September 8, 2011.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Sep 8 2011 - 5:35pm


GALLERY: Challenger disaster memorial - January 28, 2011

People hold flowers and stand quietly during a remembrance ceremony to mark the 25th Anniversary of space shuttle Challenger at the Kennedy Space Center visitor complex in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Friday, Jan. 28, 2011. (John Raoux/Associated Press)

The Associated Press
Jan 28 2011 - 12:21pm

Photos of a remembrance ceremony to mark the 25th anniversary of the Challenger explosion at the Kennedy Space Center visitor complex in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Friday, Jan. 28, 2011.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Jan 28 2011 - 12:21pm


  +