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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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NASA flight tests Generation Orbit’s hypersonic testbed

Posted January 24, 2018 by

NASA and Generation Orbit Launch Services Inc. in Atlanta have completed the GO1 Inert Test Article captive carry flight test program.

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Advocate trio set for honors at Vets4Veterans Dinner

Posted January 24, 2018 by Dennis Anderson

LANCASTER, Calif.–Three accomplished advocates for the support of veterans causes will be honored Jan. 28 at the John P. Eliopulos Hellenic Center in Lancaster, with the proceeds raised to fund scholarships for veterans of our armed forces, and to respond to veteran homelessness in the Antelope Valley. The local non-profit, Vets4Veterans, will be honoring Monteigne Long,…

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Crazy about STEM

Posted January 24, 2018 by

Building paper airplanes as a young boy, nothing was more fun for Foster Stanback than lighting them on fire and throwing them off of a roof.

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NASA tests new alloy to fold wings in flight

Posted January 22, 2018 by

NASA has successfully applied a new technology in flight that allows aircraft to fold their wings to different angles while in the air.

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Virgin Galactic conducts 7th glide test of spacecraft

Posted January 15, 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. The spaceship, named Unity, was carried aloft by its mother ship on Jan. 11 and released over the Mojave Desert. The craft was immediately put into a steep descent and…

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Flying into 2018

Posted January 15, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Two F-35 Lightning IIs from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took part in the traditional flyover at the beginning of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade Jan. 1, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif.

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ANG supports SoCal mudslide rescue efforts

Posted January 12, 2018 by Capt. Roderick Bersamina

California Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing, Moffett Air National Guard Base, Calif., are providing search and rescue support in Southern California for those impacted by the recent mudslides.

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NASA Armstrong partners with industry to achieve aeronautics, space milestones

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NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., supported the agency in 2017 by advancing flight research through a number of center milestones.

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HT January 5

Posted January 5, 2018 by

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Karlin B. Garcia 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…

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