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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted August 19, 2016 by Bob Alvis

For many years, I’ve spent my time poking around history and finding the stories and items that are more than just historic items in a dusty display case or an obscure book lost on a shelf somewhere.

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Tribal students learn about NASA’s arrival at Jupiter

Posted August 19, 2016 by

NASA photograph Students combined rice, beans and sprinkles to create a universe trail mix demonstrates the role of the Big Bang Theory, fusion in stars and supernovae to better understand which elements from the periodic table make up our Universe. Students learned about NASA’s Juno Mission at a workshop conducted at the AERO Institute, in…

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Antelope Valley Board of Trade hosts monthly meeting

Posted August 19, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Debbie Lovrich, executive director of the Antelope Valley Board of Trade, hosts guest speakers Executive Vice President of the Tesla Foundation Group, Keith Coleman (left), and Congressman Steve Knight during the August meeting. Knight updated the board on legislation, while Coleman introduced the Tesla Foundation to the board. Congressman Steve…

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Aerospace Night at JetHawks honors Sage Cheshire team

Posted August 19, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Roberta Thompson, Kasiri Landon, Art Thompson, Kaboom, Emily Thompson and Jake Nelson have a little fun in front of the Red Bull Stratos Capsule during Aerospace Appreciation Night at JetHawk Stadium. Art Thompson of Sage Cheshire worked on designing, building and testing a similar capsule that brought Austrian skydiver Felix…

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AFSA enjoys visiting fellow Veterans

Posted August 19, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Members of the Air Force Sergeants Association aren’t quite sure what to say about visiting veteran’s homes -- is it an honor, aprivilege or just a fun time of fellowship and hearing incredible, intimate stories of life “back in the day?”

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B-52 releases JASSM from internal bay

Posted August 15, 2016 by Christopher Ball

The personnel of Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., accomplished another first recently by executing a clean separation of three Joint Attack Surface Standoff Missiles, or JASSMs, from the internal weapons bay of a B-52 Stratofortress at Edwards.

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Back in BAF: B-1B Lancer returns to Benefield Anechoic Facility

Posted August 12, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

The B-1B Lancer has come home to test in the Benefield Anechoic Facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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NASA licenses new auto-tracking mobile antenna platform

Posted August 12, 2016 by

NASA has designed an innovative antenna-mounting platform that meets the needs of the unmanned aircraft market by providing a low-cost, low-power mobile auto-tracking antenna.

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Caramanno ready to begin ‘outstanding’ journey

Posted August 12, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Staff Sgt. Raquel Caramanno, 412th Medical Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is one of 2016s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year. Last month, the Air Force announced that one Edwards Air Force Base’s own is one of 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2016. In the…

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Lancaster Museum displays NASA Armstrong artwork ‘Probing the Sky’

Posted August 12, 2016 by

NASA photograph A portrait of Neil Armstrong painted by Robert Schaar in 2001 for the “Walk of Honor” series. The Museum of Art and History in Lancaster, Calif., will exhibit art from the collection of NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center from Aug. 13 through Oct. 30. Part of the museum’s “Made in America” exhibition, “NASA…

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