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Hypersonic research pioneer passes

Posted January 22, 2016 by Jay Levine

Kenneth W. Iliff, a driving force of modern methods of parameter identification and estimation and a pioneer in hypersonic research, died Jan. 4. He was 75.

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Introduction to Unity class held to encourage computer programming

Posted May 4, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

After receiving a Teck Trek Scholarship to attend a girls’ summer science camp in the 5th grade, Marlene Escobedo's dream of becoming an aerospace engineer was born and has been with her ever since.

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A 95th birthday for WWII ‘Screaming Eagles’ veteran 

Posted February 16, 2018 by Dennis Anderson

Get to 95, and pretty soon you are looking at a century. So, it was nearly a century ago, Feb. 3, 1923, that Henry Ochsner entered the world.

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Community participates in Wreaths Across America

Posted December 18, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Veteran’s graves were decorated though out the Antelope Valley as the community participated in Wreaths Across America, a tradition that started in 1992 when Morrill Worcester's wreath company in Harrington, Maine, had a surplus at the end of the holiday season.

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First feather flight of VSS Unity completed

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On May 1, 2017, VSS Unity's "feather" re-entry system was activated in flight for the first time over the Mojave Desert.

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Dorm 2424 reopened after renovations, modern upgrades

Posted February 10, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit A ribbon cutting was held Feb. 8, 2017, to signify the completion of Dormitory 2424 after extensive renovations and upgrades. The official ribbon cutting of the newly renovated Dormitory 2424 took place Feb. 8, 2017, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to signify the completion of its major renovation….

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Monitoring system could allow multiple experiments to be flown together

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A recent flight on a commercial rocket tested an environmental monitoring experiment that may allow for multiple technologies on the same vehicle while checking for possible interference from electrical and magnetic sources.

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Native-American vets to bring fresh produce, healing to LA food desert

Posted November 23, 2016 by David Vergun

Once upon a time, the oak-tree-lined Los Angeles River meandered for 48 miles from Simi Hills to the Pacific Ocean. Native Tongva people collected acorns along the banks, fished for chinook and salmon and drank the water.

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Hangar flying and the student: A challenge

Posted March 2, 2018 by Bob Alvis

From the days we played Army and read comic books featuring the Greatest Generation in the roles of super heroes, we were never short of the desire to want to learn more. Today’s Captain America, to our generation, was not a make-believe character -- he or she was a real living, breathing person that could show up in our lives at any moment.

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Edwards bids farewell to respected Air Force Tech. Sergeant

Posted May 19, 2017 by Dennis Anderson

It takes a confident man to climb into a pointy hat with bells on it and paste on pointy ears ... and pull on pointy shoes and candy cane striped stockings.

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