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NASA tests 3-D printed rocket part at Alabama’s Marshall Space Flight Center

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- NASA's largest 3-D printed rocket engine component generated a record 20,000 pounds of thrust during a test at Huntsville's Marshall Space Flight Center, which has long played a vital role in the U.S. space program. According to the space agency, the...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Mobile hosts NASA, aerospace companies for business development event

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MOBILE, Alabama -- Representatives of NASA agencies and big-name aerospace companies will be in Alabama’s Port City in early September for a business networking and trade show event that could result in new partnerships or contracts for small- and mid-sized firms. The business-to-business forum,

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Space and Missile Defense Symposium lifts off in Alabama aerospace hub

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Imagine satellites no bigger than a loaf of bread. Now dream up technology that would power low-cost launch systems. These are the kind of topics that will emerge at this week’s Space and Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville, an annual gathering...

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Alabama economic developers, educators team for new workforce development strategies

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – Top Alabama education officials and economic developers increasingly are on the same page when it comes to workforce development strategies, crafting initiatives that align classroom learning with critical workplace needs. At a forum sponsored by the Birmingham Business Alliance, Alabama Secretary...

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Infinitus Energy to build $35 million advanced waste recovery facility in Montgomery

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Infinitus Energy will build a technologically advanced waste recovery facility in Montgomery as part of a $35 million project that will create 110 jobs and bring long-term environmental benefits to the area. Representatives from Infinitus Energy joined Mayor Todd Strange, elected...

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Alabama showcases high-tech capabilities at trade conference in Canada

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MONTGOMERY, Alabama – From a sustainable energy research firm based in Brownsboro to a materials management company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama’s delegation at this week’s trade conference in Canada will demonstrate the state’s high-tech economy. A delegation of 19, including economic development leaders and...

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Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Alabama network substantially complete after major investment

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[caption id="attachment_5332" align="alignright" width="271"] Download Infographic[/caption] MONTGOMERY, Alabama – Verizon Wireless announced today that the company’s 4G LTE network is now substantially complete in Alabama just two years after first launching in Montgomery and Mobile. Verizon’s 4G LTE network now represents the vast majority of...

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Alabamians work to land orders for micro propulsion system at Paris Air Show

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PARIS, France -- Alabamians Brad Caban, president of Aero-mark aerospace manufacturing and maintenance, and Brent Trotter, chief engineer at the company’s Fairhope division called Amro, arrived at the Charles de Gaulle Airport Sunday with their Paris Air Show display in tow. It fit into...

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NASA, Alabama aerospace hub developing SLS, most powerful rocket for space

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HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Airbus’ passenger jet production center will launch Alabama into the commercial jet manufacturing business in 2015. But an Alabama aerospace hub has long played a critical role in a different kind of flight – space travel. More than four decades after going...

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