May 17, 1990
Fluor Daniel, a major engineering and construction firm, said Wednesday that it has been awarded two separate contracts by subsidiaries of Danbury, Conn.-based Union Carbide to provide construction services at an ethylene oxide plant in Taft, La. The Irvine firm did not disclose the value of the contracts.
March 5, 1991 |
NASA's planned space station will be even smaller and more modest because of budget cuts and newly discovered design flaws, a newspaper reported. Until last year, the plan called for a 508-foot-long, 300-ton orbiting outpost housing up to eight astronauts. The station was to be placed in space piecemeal by the space shuttle would have cost $37 billion, not including operating expenses.