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NASA licenses new auto-tracking mobile antenna platform

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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’

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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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Duck and cover …

Posted August 5, 2016 by Bob Alvis

Growing up here in the Antelope Valley in the 1950s and 1960s we had our fair share of reminders that the cold war was in full swing. From classroom drills of duck and cover, Saturday morning civil defense air raid siren testing to the fact we even had a company selling bomb shelters over on…

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F-35A testing continues at Edwards

Posted August 5, 2016 by Christopher Ball

“I am proud to announce this powerful new weapons system has achieved initial combat capability,” Gen. Hawk Carlisle says. “The F-35A will be the most dominant aircraft in our inventory because it can go where our legacy aircraft cannot and provide the capabilities our commanders need on the modern battlefield.”

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418th FLTS working to keep KC-135s flying

Posted August 5, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Chris HIggins Testers pack into a KC-135 Stratotanker’s cockpit to conduct ground testing of Traffic Collision Avoidance System version 7.1 last month. The Air Force’s KC-135 fleet will need the upgraded TCAS in order to fly over Europe beginning Jan. 1, 2017. By Jan. 1, 2017, the European Union is requiring…

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Aircraft fuselage for X-57 integration with the wing arrives in California

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NASA engineers and visionaries watched as the Tecnam P2006T – the future all-electric X-57 Maxwell – was uncrated at a small airport on the central coast of California, and slowly rolled out.

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Edwards K-9 teams support political conventions

Posted August 5, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball SrA. Grace Daniels and her partner Rolf watch as SSgt. James Ramsey and Sasa run through the obstacle course at the 412th Security Forces Squadron’s Military Working Dog facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Both 412th SFS K-9 teams were detailed to support the U.S. Secret Service for…

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Engineering for everyone: NASA Armstrong holds educator workshop

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Educators built a Mars rover at a workshop held by NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center April 6 at the AERO Institute in Palmdale, Calif.

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U.S. Air Force Amn. Pablo I. Meza graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward…

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