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Monitoring system could allow multiple experiments to be flown together

Posted March 3, 2017 by

A recent flight on a commercial rocket tested an environmental monitoring experiment that may allow for multiple technologies on the same vehicle while checking for possible interference from electrical and magnetic sources.

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First Term Airman’s Center expands into new realm

Posted February 3, 2017 by Christopher Ball

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball Master Sgt. Ryan Rios, 412th Operations Support Squadron, performs an open ranks inspection of Edwards First Term Airman’s Center class 17A. Rios is a former military training instructor. 2016 is gone, 2017 is well underway, and many people are hard at work maintaining those first-of-the-year resolutions. The First Term…

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Nine Edwards majors selected for lieutenant colonel

Posted May 31, 2017 by

The 412th Test Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., announced last week that nine majors assigned here have been selected for promotion to lieutenant colonel. Congratulations to the selectees who have achieved the next rank. Lieutenant colonel selectees Maj. Daniel Alix, 461st Flight Test Squadron Maj. Clifton Bell, 419th Flight Test Squadron Maj. David…

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USS Donald Cook operations

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Navy photograph by PO3 Mat Murch AKSAZ, Turkey–Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class JD Ferrer-Soscia, from Valencia, Calif., fixes electrical equipment aboard USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) Oct. 31, 2015. Donald Cook, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward deployed to Rota, Spain is conducting a routine patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support…

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Virgin Galactic conducts 7th glide test of spacecraft

Posted January 24, 2018 by AP

Virgin Galactic says the latest glide test of its space tourism rocket plane was a success, nearly reaching the speed of sound high over California.

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Antelope Valley College hosts annual STEMposium

Posted November 20, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

The Antelope Valley College held its 4th Annual STEMposium at the Hellenic Center where educators, students and businesses shared their accomplishments and expressed what is needed in the future workforce.

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Help available for those living with PTSD

Posted July 7, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Organizations and veterans offered their services at the Antelope Valley College to help bring awareness to students living with PTSD. Tyler Morris, President of Vets Club at AVC, Army veteran Ken Felton of Mental Health America, Dennis Anderson of High Desert Medical Group, Jerry Lawrence and Jesse Robinson of Pro…

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Former loadmaster, tester to be inducted into hall of fame

Posted October 17, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Retired Master Sgt. Theodore Venturini will be inducted into the Airlift Tanker Association Hall of Fame Oct. 31. He is one of six C-17A Pathfinder Loadmasters that will be honored at an Air Mobility Command and ATA Symposium at the Orlando World Center Marriot in Florida.

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Air show volunteers are backbone of success

Posted January 20, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds More than 250 volunteers are needed to make the 2017 LA County Air Show a success. According to air show organizers, Civil Air Patrol and Sea Cadets are among the most dedicated and hard-working volunteers. The 2017 show is March 25-26 at the Gen. William J. Fox Airfield in Lancaster,…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted November 18, 2016 by Bob Alvis

As past president and director of the P-38 National Association, I’ve had the opportunity to meet incredible people and hear incredible stories.

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