ATK http://kuer.org en Alliant Techsystems Spins Off Sporting Group in Deal with Orbital Sciences http://kuer.org/post/alliant-techsystems-spins-sporting-group-deal-orbital-sciences <p><a href="https://www.atk.com/business-groups/atk-aerospace/">Alliant Techsystems </a>announced it is merging the majority of its holdings with <a href="http://www.orbital.com/">Orbital Sciences</a>. The company is best known in Utah as ATK with operations in Magna, Clearfield and Promontory. A company press release says the 1-point-seven billion dollar deal involves spinning off the parent company’s Sporting Group. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 23:27:12 +0000 Bob Nelson 45672 at http://kuer.org Alliant Techsystems Spins Off Sporting Group in Deal with Orbital Sciences Utah's Piece of the Webb Space Telescope Finished http://kuer.org/post/utahs-piece-webb-space-telescope-finished <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the past 11 years, </span><a href="http://www.atk.com/business-groups/atk-aerospace/" style="line-height: 1.5;">ATK Space Systems</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has been working on its contribution to an advanced space telescope system.&nbsp; Its carbon fiber composite structure is shipping out next week for further testing – and it’ll eventually wind up a million miles out in space.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Dan Bammes 33935 at http://kuer.org Utah's Piece of the Webb Space Telescope Finished