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Meeting of the minds – Innovation team hears energy-saving proposal

Posted September 30, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit THINK TANK: Members of the 412th Test Wing Innovation Team discuss a proposal involving solar-powered attic fans that could reduce energy costs at Edwards. The team met Sept. 23, 2016, in the Innovation Center, which is located on the bottom floor of the dining facility. The 412th Test Wing…

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‘The Eyes of Freedom’ pays tribute to all who serve

Posted April 7, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Sean Flaharty, historian and logistics director of the Eyes of Freedom and gallery director Marine veteran Mark Strahle, stand before a painting of solders from Lima Company 3/25. The reserve unit, mostly from Ohio, lost 23 members between May and August 2005 in Iraq. The Antelope Valley College hosted “The…

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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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President of Dynetics shares future of space exploration at local ITEA chapter at Edwards

Posted October 22, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

The Antelope Valley Chapter of the International Test and Evaluation Association recently hosted guest speaker, President of Dynetics Technical Solutions Steve Cook, at their quarterly luncheon at Club Muroc on Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., where he presented “The Future of Human Space Flight.”

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Solar energy project completed at Plant 42

Posted March 11, 2016 by

The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, has spearheaded an effort to generate alternative energy for the southern California market and generate revenue for Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif., through a unique Enhanced Use Lease agreement with NRG Solar Oasis LLC.

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Spaceflight rocket motor donated to the Smithsonian

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Designed and built by TSC, the donated motor has been confirmed by Guinness World Records as the most powerful hybrid rocket to be used in manned flight -- a title which will be shared by both companies.

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Edwards CivMil installs new officers, directors

Posted November 4, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Edwards Air Force Base Civilian-Military Support Group held its annual installation banquet at the University of the Antelope Valley, where Brig. Gen. Carl E. Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander, installed the new officers and directors for the coming year.

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NASA Armstrong educating teachers

Posted October 7, 2016 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Getting educated — Teachers Lori Britiset, Jaqueline Ortiz, Kathleen Hackel and Karla Ortiz attended a NASA workshop where they learned about water filtration and how critical it is for astronauts to recycle water. Just in time for Earth Science Week, Oct 9-15, teachers were shown several ways they can teach…

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An aviation icon ‘gone west:’ Darryl Greenamyer

Posted November 16, 2018 by Cathy Hansen

Courtesy photograph Darryl Greenamyer sits in the cockpit of his F-104RB. Born Aug. 13, 1936 in South Gate, Calif., Darryl Greenamyer — test pilot, race pilot, and speed record holder in piston and jet aircraft — took his last flight Oct. 1, 2018. A funeral Mass was held for Greenamyer at Sacred Heart Catholic Church…

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U.S. Marine Corps graduation

Posted May 19, 2017 by

Marine Corps photograph by Lance Cpl. Carlin Warren Pvt. Tessa D. Watts, honor graduate for Platoon 4015, Papa Company, 4th Recruit Training Battalion at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parish Island, S.C., graduated boot camp April 28, 2017. Watts is from Tehachapi, Calif.

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