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Boeing autonomous passenger air vehicle completes first flight

Boeing successfully completed the first test flight Jan. 22 of its autonomous passenger air vehicle prototype in Manassas, Va.

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F-35 Demo Team pilot practices new maneuvers

Capt. Andrew “Dojo” Olson, F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team commander and pilot has spent the last three months, designing, developing and practicing the maneuvers of the all new demo profile.

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Advanced imaging reconnaissance satellite launched from Vandenberg

Following a long string of delays, the nation's newest advanced imaging satellite launched into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on January 19.

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Virtual, augmented reality may hold key to future Air Force training

A demonstration of how virtual reality and augmented reality (VR/AR) can benefit Air Force training processes took place Jan. 8, 2019.

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Scientists finally know what time it is on Saturn

Using new data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, researchers believe they have solved a longstanding mystery of solar system science: the length of a day on Saturn. It's 10 hours, 33 minutes and 38 seconds.


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Headlines – January 23, 2019

Posted  January 23, 2019

News U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan – One U.S. service member was killed in Afghanistan Jan. 22, U.S. officials said in a short press release.   U.S. House votes overwhelmingly to bar US exit from NATO – The U.S. House passed legislation the evening of Jan. 22 that seeks to bar President Donald Trump…

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News Briefs – January 23, 2019

Posted  January 23, 2019

In rare move, Israel confirms attacking Iran forces in Syria In an extraordinary statement, the Israeli military confirmed early Jan. 21 that it attacked Iranian military targets in Syria, hours after carrying out a rare daylight air raid near the Damascus International Airport. The statement was issued hours after Israeli missile defenses intercepted an incoming…

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Boeing autonomous passenger air vehicle completes first flight

Posted  January 23, 2019

Boeing successfully completed the first test flight Jan. 22 of its autonomous passenger air vehicle prototype in Manassas, Va.

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Defense

Air Force makes updates to enlisted evaluation policies

Posted  January 23, 2019

The Air Force recently updated evaluation policies for enlisted Airmen, refining the process and requirements for enlisted performance reports. The revised policies are in response to feedback from the field and are geared towards increasing flexibility for commanders and empowering performance within the enlisted corps. “We are continuously making strides to reform our talent management…

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NASA announces updated crew assignment for Boeing flight test

Posted  January 23, 2019

NASA photograph NASA astronaut Mike Fincke has been added to the crew of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner’s Crew Flight Test. He previously served as an International Space Station flight engineer and science officer on Expedition 9, and commanded the station on Expedition 18. NASA astronaut E. Michael “Mike” Fincke has been added to the crew…

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