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Flight tests could lead to UAS integration

Posted August 18, 2017 by Jay Levine

NASA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the National Airspace System, or UAS in the NAS, project is attracting international attention as increasingly complex flight tests take place over NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.

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America’s PrepareAthon!

Posted March 31, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Russell Warner (left), 812th Civil Engineering Squadron, Emergency Management specialist, lets a young woman spin the Air Force Emergency Management Wheel to get a prize and answer an emergency preparedness trivia question at the Exchange. Edwards is taking part in America’s PrepareAthon Month events throughout April. The Edwards Office…

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Students take on heartwarming project

Posted January 6, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Courtesy photograph Ms. Kelly’s fifth-grade class from Branch Elementary put the finishing touches on handmade fleece scarves. The students made approximately 150 scarves and, along with donated gloves, gave them to the local homeless shelter. A group of Branch Elementary School students at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., got into the holiday spirit recently by…

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Lawmaker pushes Cal aerospace research lab

Posted April 10, 2017 by Dennis Anderson

If Assemblyman Tom Lackey's vision is realized, the Antelope Valley could eventually be home to something like the Lawrence Livermore research laboratory founded by the University of California in 1952.

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USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Deployment

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Navy photograph by Seaman Joshua Murray Seaman Eddy Ramirez, from Palmdale, Calif., brings a refueling hose onto the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike). Ramirez serves aboard Ike as an aviation boatswain’s mate, operating fuel transfer systems. Ike and its Carrier Strike Group are deployed in support of…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted June 3, 2016 by Bob Alvis

Being Memorial Day weekend I was searching for a story that would reflect service to country and sacrifice by an individual that had ties to the Antelope Valley and in particular the flight test community at Edwards AFB. It wasn’t long before a name started to make the rounds in my head and a story…

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CAP open house recruits new members

Posted April 20, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Civil Air Patrol cadets Kiralynn Wallis and Ian Hinds speak with potential members during an open house at William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster, Calif. The 75-year-old organization provides aerospace education, search and rescue and various youth programs, building the nation’s finest force of citizen volunteers serving America. The Civil…

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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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U.S. Marine Corps graduation

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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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First Flights & Other Sorties at Mojave Airport Jack Conroy’s Pregnant Guppy – First Flight to Mojave!

Posted July 6, 2018 by Cathy Hansen

Many great ideas have been transferred from a person’s mind, through their fingers holding a pen, onto a paper napkin. That is exactly where a solution for hauling the S-1C rocket stage happened. The first stage of the American Saturn S-IV rocket was built by Boeing in 1961.

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