International Space Station

NASA Names Joel Montalbano International Space Station Program Manager

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 12:30am

"We look forward to seeing Joel continue to make great contributions to the International Space Station and know he'll do a great job leading the program."

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  • "We look forward to seeing Joel continue to make great contributions to the International Space Station and know he'll do a great job leading the program."
  • Montalbano had served as deputy program manager for NASA's space station program since 2012, a role in which he shared responsibility with the program manager for day-to-day management, working across organizations and with NASA centers, other government agencies, and partners to ensure seamless and efficient space station integration.
  • "The International Space Station has allowed us to accelerate the power of a space economy in low-Earth orbit throughout the past 20 years," said Mark Geyer, director of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, which is home to the space station program office.
  • "It is an honor to be named as the International Space Station Program Manager," Montalbano said.

DGAP-News: RIB Software SE (RIB) signs a Phase-III-contract (No. 16 / 2020) with ISS Communication Services GmbH

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 2:07pm

16 / 2020) with ISS Communication Services GmbH

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  • 16 / 2020) with ISS Communication Services GmbH
    The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • RIB Software SE (RIB) signs a Phase-III-contract (No.
  • RIB Software SE, the world's leading provider of iTWO 5D BIM Big Data technology for the construction industry, today announced the conclusion of a Phase-II-contract with ISS Communication Services GmbH.
  • ISS Communication Services GmbH is a subsidiary of ISS Facility Services Holding GmbH.

Synalloy Issues Statement Responding to ISS Report

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 1:03pm

Synalloy Corporation (Nasdaq: SYNL) (Synalloy or the Company) today commented on a June 16, 2020 report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) concerning the upcoming 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.

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  • Synalloy Corporation (Nasdaq: SYNL) (Synalloy or the Company) today commented on a June 16, 2020 report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) concerning the upcoming 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
  • Synalloy welcomes ISSs acknowledgement of the Companys outperformance and the benefits of maintaining a majority of the incumbent directors.
  • Accordingly, Synalloy again urges shareholders to vote on managements BLUE proxy card to provide stability while giving the Dissident Group proportional representation, as ISS has recommended.
  • ISS did not find any basis for such wholesale change, replacing Synalloys CEO or integrating Synalloy with UPG.

ISS Recommends Synalloy Stockholders Vote for Change on Privet and UPG’s WHITE Proxy Card

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 12:00pm

We are pleased that ISS, one of the leading independent proxy advisory voting firms, is recommending stockholders vote on Privet and UPGs WHITE Proxy Card.

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  • We are pleased that ISS, one of the leading independent proxy advisory voting firms, is recommending stockholders vote on Privet and UPGs WHITE Proxy Card.
  • We believe the fact that ISS has recommended stockholders do not vote on Synalloys blue proxy card sends a clear message about the need for meaningful change atop Synalloy following the extended period of dramatic operational and financial underperformance overseen by the incumbent Board.
  • Given the risks associated with continuing to roll the dice on Synalloys current leadership, we urge all stockholders to follow the lead of ISS and vote on the WHITE Proxy Card today.
  • Please visit www.StrengthenSynalloy.com to review all materials pertaining to this contest and learn about how to vote on the WHITE Proxy Card.

Rubicon Minerals Amends Proposed New Articles and Reminds Shareholders of Virtual-Only Format for Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders

Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 10:00pm

TORONTO, June 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX) (OTCQX: RBYCF)("Rubicon" or the "Company")announces amendments to the proposed new Articles to be submitted for adoption at its upcoming Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

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  • TORONTO, June 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX) (OTCQX: RBYCF)("Rubicon" or the "Company")announces amendments to the proposed new Articles to be submitted for adoption at its upcoming Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
  • The amendments are intended to align Rubicon's Articles with recommendations issued by ISS and Glass Lewis.
  • Registered shareholders and duly appointed proxyholders attending the Meeting will be able to fully participate, vote, or submit questions during the Meeting via a live audio webcast.
  • To access the virtual Meeting, which will be broadcasted via live audio webcast, please visit https://web.lumiagm.com/224955177 and follow the instructions.

DDC-I's Deos RTOS Selected by MDA to Develop Communications System for SNC's Dream Chaser Cargo System

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 1:00pm

The subsystem will provide on-board communication signal processing capabilities for the Dream Chaser Cargo System, a cargo transportation spacecraft being developed by SNC under the NASA Commercial Resupply Services (CRS2) program.

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  • The subsystem will provide on-board communication signal processing capabilities for the Dream Chaser Cargo System, a cargo transportation spacecraft being developed by SNC under the NASA Commercial Resupply Services (CRS2) program.
  • The spacecraft is scheduled for at least six cargo delivery missions to and from the International Space Station between 2020 and 2024.
  • "We are excited to have been selected by MDA to provide the safety-critical RTOS platform for this prestigious project," said Greg Rose, vice president of marketing and product management at DDC-I.
  • "We have enjoyed working with DDC-I to develop advanced new communications capabilities for SNC's Dream Chaser Cargo System," said Steven Tasker, Program Manager DCCS Comm Subsystem at MDA.

Deep Field Asset Management LLC Issues Open Letter to OneSpaWorld Shareholders Commenting on Glass Lewis and ISS Criticism of Proposed Financing Transaction

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 2:15pm

DFAM thanks Glass Lewis and ISS for their careful attention to the arguments we have detailed over the past month.

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  • DFAM thanks Glass Lewis and ISS for their careful attention to the arguments we have detailed over the past month.
  • Glass Lewis is crystal clear in its evaluation of this transaction as a harmful one for OSW shareholders.
  • We note that ISS says certain shareholders may reasonably choose to follow Deep Fields lead and vote against this transaction.
  • Deep Field Asset Management LLC (DFAM) is a privately-held, independent investment adviser with $136 million in assets under management as of April 30, 2020.

PV Evolution Labs Issues New PV Module Rankings Based on Independent Test Results

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 8:00am

PVEL's annual scorecard ranks commercially available PV modules based on results from PVEL's PV Module Product Qualification Program (PQP), a comprehensive sequence of performance and extended reliability tests that approximate the impact of decades of field exposure on PV modules.

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  • PVEL's annual scorecard ranks commercially available PV modules based on results from PVEL's PV Module Product Qualification Program (PQP), a comprehensive sequence of performance and extended reliability tests that approximate the impact of decades of field exposure on PV modules.
  • The PQP provides empirical data for PV module supplier evaluations and project-level energy yield and financial models.
  • Safety issues: 12% of BOMs tested failed the wet leakage test protocol required for IEC 61215 certification.
  • Since PVEL launched its PV Module PQP in 2012, it has tested over 360 bills of material (BOMs) from more than 50 module manufacturers.

PV Evolution Labs Issues New PV Module Rankings Based on Independent Test Results

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 8:00am

PVEL's annual scorecard ranks commercially available PV modules based on results from PVEL's PV Module Product Qualification Program (PQP), a comprehensive sequence of performance and extended reliability tests that approximate the impact of decades of field exposure on PV modules.

Key Points: 
  • PVEL's annual scorecard ranks commercially available PV modules based on results from PVEL's PV Module Product Qualification Program (PQP), a comprehensive sequence of performance and extended reliability tests that approximate the impact of decades of field exposure on PV modules.
  • The PQP provides empirical data for PV module supplier evaluations and project-level energy yield and financial models.
  • Safety issues: 12% of BOMs tested failed the wet leakage test protocol required for IEC 61215 certification.
  • Since PVEL launched its PV Module PQP in 2012, it has tested over 360 bills of material (BOMs) from more than 50 module manufacturers.

CRS Data Attracts Seven New Customers in Three Months

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 5:20pm

CRS Data , a leading provider of property tax data in the U.S., continues to reach new customers as its rich property data and mapping tools become increasingly important within todays more virtual sales environment.

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  • CRS Data , a leading provider of property tax data in the U.S., continues to reach new customers as its rich property data and mapping tools become increasingly important within todays more virtual sales environment.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Across all regions of the U.S., CRS Data now services its MLS Tax Suite product to 1,312 counties in 35 states.
  • While in-person meetings are limited, CRS Data hosts live webinar trainings to support customers.
  • About CRS Data: Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., CRS Data is a leading provider of public record information servicing bankers, MLSs, appraisers, investors, and other specialty financial customers across the U.S. CRS Data is focused on providing accurate and timely property data, quality products and unparalleled customer satisfaction.