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APT News 2006

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IMESAFR Available Now

Institute of Makers of Explosives Safety Analysis for Risk (IMESAFR), a probabilistic risk assessment tool used to calculate risk to personnel from explosives facilities, is available now. Click here for more information about IMESAFR.

12/21/06: APT Acquires RTI International's CAST Operations in Cocoa Beach

A-P-T Research, Inc. has acquired RTI International's Center for Aerospace Technology (CAST) operations in Cocoa Beach, Florida. This change was effective 21 December 2006. The office will remain in the Cocoa Beach area.

Established by RTI International in 1985, the CAST Cocoa Beach office has made significant contributions to the U.S. space program, particularly its ability to protect the general public from space launch accidents and to achieve mission success. These engineers have been recognized for their unparalleled understanding of aerospace science, and the innovative methods they have developed for performing safety-critical analyses that are considered industry standards and best practice.

06/06: IAASS Launch Safety Committee

Tom Pfitzer was recognized in the June 2006 issue of the IAASS Newsletter as Chairman of the newly established IAASS Launch Range Safety Committee. Congratulations, Tom!

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