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Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne engines powered the Space Shuttle, and the company also supplies booster engines for Delta II rockets and boosters and upper stage engines for Atlas III and V and Delta IV rockets.
Even before delivery of the Atlas, the Navy asked for a more powerful machine using both Williams tubes and drum memory, a machine known as the Atlas II.
Work began in 1950 and the completed Atlas II was delivered to the still-secret NSA in September 1953.
Like its predecessor the Atlas ICBM, the Titan II GLV a derivative of that missile was used to launch Project Gemini spacecraft and the Titan 23G was used as a space booster to launch satellites.
Among the parade of newer space boosters are the Titan IV ( March 1991 ), Taurus ( March 1994 ), Pegasus ( April 1995 ), Delta II ( February 1996 ), Atlas IIAS ( December 1999 ), Minotaur ( 2000 ), and beginning in late 2005, the Falcon 1, the Delta IV, and Atlas V vehicles.
Atlas II, slightly modified became the ERA 1103, while a more heavily modified version with core memory and floating point math support became the UNIVAC 1103A.
( The Atlas series was intended to be the first generation of American ICBMs and Titan II ( as opposed to Titan I ) was to be the second generation deployed ).
When the storable-fueled Titan II and the solid-fueled Minuteman I were deployed in 1963, the Titan I and Atlas missiles became obsolete.
During the 1940s, he worked with the War Production Board, at Atlas Aircraft Products Company and, after World War II, at the General Panel Corporation of California.
In 1952, Engineering Research Associates asked the Armed Forces Security Agency ( the predecessor of the NSA ) for approval to sell the Atlas II commercially.
The Convair-made and cryogenically fueled Atlas missile ICBM for the U. S. Air Force had within just a handful of years become obsolete, and had been replaced by the room-temperature liquid-fueled Titan II missile and the solid-fueled Minuteman missile.
* The Klencke Atlas is commissioned by Dutch merchants as a gift to King Charles II of England ; it remains to this day the world's largest book ever made.
Labov's works include The Study of Nonstandard English ( 1969 ), Language in the Inner City: Studies in Black English Vernacular ( 1972 ), Sociolinguistic Patterns ( 1972 ), Principles of Linguistic Change ( vol. I Internal Factors, 1994 ; vol. II Social Factors, 2001 ), and, together with Sharon Ash and Charles Boberg, The Atlas of North American English ( 2006 ).
The Gemini spacecraft itself was launched into a 160 by 272 kilometer orbit by a modified Titan II at 10: 41: 02 a. m. EST. The Agena target vehicle is launched into space on an Atlas rocket in preparation for Gemini 8
Ptolemy ( 140 AD ) lists only Germanic or Balto-Slavic tribes, and no Dacians, on both sides of the Vistula ( ref: II. 10 ; III. 7 ), as does the Barrington Atlas ( map 19 )
The trio of rocket engines used in the first stage of the American Atlas I and Atlas II launch vehicles, arranged in a " row ", used parallel staging in a similar way: the outer pair of engines existed as a jettisonable pair which would, after they shut down, drop away with the lowermost outer " skirt " structure of the booster, leaving the central " sustainer " engine to complete the first stage's engine burn towards apogee or orbit.