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NASA Armstrong interns create new way to explore flight

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NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich Kendrick Morales, left, and Alexander Passofaro, right, work together to transition the software for the Aeronautics AR app from being target image dependent to deleting the target image. If you have ever dreamt of having a NASA aircraft in your living room, then you are in luck. Kendrick Morales, a…

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Air Force Sergeants Association brings holiday cheer to Lancaster veterans home

Posted December 18, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 and American Medical Response Antelope Valley successfully executed "Operation Bring Joy" at the William J. "Pete" Knight Veterans Home Dec. 15.

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First annual pilot’s Roll Call takes off

Posted July 6, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Maj. Martin “Sjeng” Van de Pol and James “JB” Brown unveil the F-15 during the first annual Pilot’s Roll Call at Bravery Brewery. All aerospace enthusiasts were invited to attend the event. Two fighter pilots walk into a bar… Dutch F-16 fighter pilot Maj. Martin “Sjeng” Van de Pol, Virgin…

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Engineers in a classroom make learning fun

Posted March 18, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Lockheed Martin engineers recently visited classrooms at New Vista Middle School and throughout the Antelope Valley to show kids just how exciting it is to be an engineer.

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New commander for 418th Flight Test Squadron

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Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Lt. Col. Paul Calhoun addresses the workforce of the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 2, 2016, after assuming command during a ceremony in Hangar 1623. Calhoun is a U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School graduate who returns to Edwards from an assignment at…

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Defense, academia test systems for GPS denial

Posted September 15, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Navigating the globe was once done using the sun, moon and stars as reference, but modern times bring modern methods, and the majority of the world now relies on GPS for its navigation needs.

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New test force focuses on autonomy, unmanned aircraft, new technologies

Posted October 14, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has a new organization that will explore the Air Force warfighting capabilities of tomorrow.

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Students fly prototype of potential Mars airplane

Posted September 2, 2016 by Jay Levine

Some interns get coffee. Others might make copies. Not at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, where a group of students successfully flew a prototype of an aircraft that could one day fly in the Martian atmosphere and send its findings back to Earth.

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NASA’s improved supersonic cockpit display shows precise locations of sonic booms

Posted January 6, 2017 by Matt Kamlet,

NASA pilots flying supersonic aircraft now have a display that tells them exactly where sonic booms are hitting the ground. A series of flights, recently flown at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., featured a display that allowed NASA research pilots the ability to physically see their sonic footprint on a map as the boom occurred.

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$2 million ramp project progressing

Posted March 3, 2017 by Jay Levine

Mountainous piles of concrete and rebar piled up near Hangar 4802 as crews used heavy machinery and power tools to begin the $2 million project to replace ramp areas damaged by a 20-inch cast iron fire main pipe that burst more than a year ago.

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