Teledyne Brown Marks Milestone For Space Station Operations Support
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (July 27, 2007) - Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. (TBE) announced today that since June 2001 the company has provided 50,000 hours of science operations support for the International Space Station (ISS) from Marshall Space Flight Center's Payload Operations Center in Huntsville, Ala.
Highly-skilled Teledyne Brown personnel man the payload consoles 24 hours a day with three shifts of flight controllers. The Payload Operations Center links researchers from around the world with their experiments and astronauts aboard the ISS.
In addition to staffing the Operations Center, Teledyne Brown also monitors progress of experiments, manages the capture and downlink of experiment data, assists astronauts and science teams, and replans mission timelines to ensure maximum use of onboard resources.
"This marks an important milestone in Teledyne Brown's support of Space science research," said Jim Link, president, Teledyne Brown Engineering. "The company has a rich heritage in Marshall's payload operations program dating back to Skylab. As NASA's prime contractor for this program, we are proud to play a role in the continuation of science on the Space Station."
About Teledyne Brown Engineering
Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., headquartered in Huntsville, Ala., is a full-service technology solutions company with core capabilities in technology development, systems engineering, design, prototype development, testing, manufacturing, logistics, and operations and maintenance. These capabilities are applied across a wide range of programs in aerospace, defense, information technology, and environmental engineering. More information about Teledyne Brown Engineering may be found at www.tbe.com.
About Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
Teledyne Brown Engineering is a wholly owned subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE: TDY), headquartered in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated electronics components, instruments and communications products, systems engineering solutions, aerospace engines and components, and on-site gas and power generation systems. Teledyne Technologies has operations in the United States, the United Kingdom, Mexico and Canada. For more information, visit Teledyne Technologies' website at www.teledyne.com.