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  • Budget cutbacks spurring defense mergers

     Budget cutbacks spurring defense mergers
    With protracted federal budget cuts at the Pentagon and NASA on the horizon, aerospace companies across the nation are choosing to combine forces as they vie for fewer dollars and brace for the tough times ahead.
  • Orbital Sciences, ATK to merge in $5B stock deal

    Orbital Sciences, ATK to merge in $5B stock deal
    Orbital Sciences Corp. and Alliant Techsystems Inc. said Tuesday that they plan to merge in a $5 billion deal, creating a new aerospace and defense company called Orbital ATK Inc. that will employ 4,000 people in Maryland and Northern Virginia. The top...

    UC San Diego council seeks divestment from firms with West Bank ties

    UC San Diego’s student government joined a widening movement urging the university system to divest from companies that some student activists contend are violating the human rights of Palestinians and aiding Israel’s occupation of the West...

    NASA unveils next rocket: Hybrid shuttle to fly in 2017

    NASA unveils next rocket: Hybrid shuttle to fly in 2017
    WASHINGTON — NASA made official on Wednesday its next vision for space travel by unveiling plans for a massive rocket it hopes could blast astronauts to an asteroid by 2025 while laying the foundation for a future trip to Mars. The new rocket, a...

    NASA Heavy Lift rocket: Let the studies begin

    JUST IN FROM NASA: NASA SELECTS COMPANIES FOR HEAVY-LIFT LAUNCH VEHICLE STUDIES WASHINGTON — NASA has selected 13 companies for negotiations leading  to potential contract awards to conduct systems analysis and trade studies for evaluating heavy-li