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Honda says it's the first recall of 2008 Pilots for potential problems with driver's air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan. With the added vehicles, Honda has now recalled 5.5 million Honda and Acura cars and SUVs nationwide from the 2001 to 2011 model years because of the air bag problems. Honda says in documents posted Thursday by U.S. safety regulators that it...
Senators James Inhofe, an Oklahoma Republican, and Bill Nelson, a Florida Democrat, both members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said they were concerned that the Defense Department and the Air Force were not complying with a law that seeks development of a U.S. alternate engine by 2019.. The senators said the Air Force was not using $220 million...
WASHINGTON, March 12- Orbital ATK expects to complete an investigation into the Oct. 28 explosion of its Antares rocket by the end of March, the company's chief executive said on Thursday. Separately, Thompson welcomed a request for information from the Air Force, which is seeking to end U.S. reliance on a different Russian-built engine, the RD-180.
WASHINGTON, March 12- Orbital ATK expects to complete an investigation into the Oct. 28 explosion of its Antares rocket by the end of March, the company's chief executive said on Thursday. Orbital CEO David Thompson declined to give any details about the investigation. The explosion destroyed a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 11- A beefed-up space shuttle solid rocket motor passed a two-minute test firing in Utah on Wednesday, a key milestone toward the debut flight of NASA's deep-space launcher in 2018, the U.S. space agency said. Anchored horizontally to a test stand in the desert in Promontory, Utah, the five-segment motor, built by Orbital ATK, ignited at...
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WASHINGTON, Oct 30- The crash of an unmanned Orbital Sciences Antares rocket is a "wake-up call" to the U.S. space community about the need to develop a new U.S. rocket engine, the head of Boeing Co's defense division said on Thursday. The Antares rocket was powered by a pair of Soviet-era NK-33 engines that were rebuilt by Aerojet Rocketdyne, a unit of GenCorp, and...
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Some of Thursday's midday movers:
*Resupply vehicle reaches space station from Kazakhstan. WALLOPS, Va./ CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct 29- A uthorities on Wednesday started investigating what caused an unmanned U.S. supply rocket to explode in a fireball moments after liftoff from a Virginia launch pad, destroying supplies and equipment bound for the International Space Station.
*Orbital Sciences slumps after rocket explosion. NEW YORK, Oct 29- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, adding to their earlier declines after the Federal Reserve ended its monthly bond purchase program, as had been expected. The U.S. central bank ended its quantitative easing program of bond purchases, which at its peak pumped $85 billion a month into the financial...
Shares of aerospace and defense firms Orbital Sciences and Alliant Tech were briefly halted on Wednesday.
*Orbital Sciences halted after rocket explosion. DuPont lost 1.4 percent to $67.03 and was the largest drag on the S&P materials sector after it said there were "competitive advantages" in keeping its businesses together. Activist investor Nelson Peltz has urged DuPont to separate its various businesses in a move that has supported the company's shares.
*Orbital Sciences falls after rocket explosion. DuPont, down 2 percent at $66.62, was the largest drag on the materials sector of the S&P 500 after it said there were "competitive advantages" in keeping its businesses together. Activist investor Nelson Peltz has urged DuPont to separate its various businesses in a move that has supported the company's shares.
The 14- story Antares rocket, built and launched by Orbital Sciences Corp, blasted off from the Wallops Flight Facility at 6:22 p.m. on Tuesday but burst into flames moments later, the first disaster since NASA turned to private operators to run cargo to the space station. Orbital Sciences stock fell 15.9 percent to $25.54 on Wednesday. The loss of the supply...
India is expected to choose Sikorsky Aircraft's S-70B Sea Hawk helicopters at a 16-aircraft tender worth over $1 billion.
Turning his attention to the industrial goods sector, CNBC's Jim Cramer revealed his favorite stocks in the defense industry now.
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Spaceflight remains a dream for most stargazers, but everyone can buy a portfolio of stocks to invest in space travel of the future.
Summer associates on Wall Street are no doubt learning a lesson this week about how to think like a trader when the world is on fire.