The first major piece of hardware manufactured in Huntsville for Ares I-X

What: Teledyne Brown and NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center joint press conference announcing shipment of the Ares I-X Roll Control System (RoCS).

Where: Teledyne Brown Engineering Manufacturing Plant, 300 Sparkman Dr.

When: Friday, January 30, 2009 at 10 a.m.

Details: Teledyne Brown will ship an Ares I-X Roll Control System (RoCS) which was designed and manufactured by Teledyne Brown Engineering under contract to NASA’s MSFC to Kennedy Space Center. The System is made up of four thrusters which when fired will control the roll of the Ares I-X rocket. The RoCS also will help maintain a constant roll attitude during ascent until first stage separation. The RoCS is designed to break up on impact after it falls into the Atlantic Ocean and will not be recovered.

Registration: For security purposes, media attending the press conference must register with Kathleen Miller at Teledyne Brown via telephone, 256-726-1797 or email Registration must be completed by January 29, 2009. Interviews may be prearranged in advance with TBE and NASA representatives through their media contacts.

About Teledyne Brown Engineering

Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. is the Engineered Systems segment of Teledyne Technologies, Incorporated. The company provides full engineering lifecycle solutions to the Department of Defense, NASA, Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Defense and commercial companies. Teledyne Brown’s one-stop engineering and fabrication capabilities include expertise in systems engineering, system integration, technology development, hardware design, prototype development, system test and evaluation, advanced manufacturing, logistics services, operations and maintenance. The company is headquartered in the nation’s second largest research park in Huntsville, AL and has offices nationwide. More information about Teledyne Brown Engineering may be found at

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 electronic subsystems, instrumentation and communication products, engineered systems, aerospace engines, and energy and power generation systems. Teledyne Technologies’ operations are primarily located in the United States, the United Kingdom and Mexico. For more information, visit Teledyne Technologies’ website at