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HT AV April 21

Posted April 21, 2017 by

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jasmine A. Webster 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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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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Vets seek volunteers for colors run

Posted May 2, 2018 by Dennis Anderson

Vets 4 Veterans, the Antelope Valley group that works to prevent veteran homelessness, is looking for a few -- or a lot -- of good community volunteers for its 5K “Color Blast Fun Run” coming up in June.

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Introduction to Unity class held to encourage computer programming

Posted May 4, 2018 by Linda KC Reynolds

After receiving a Teck Trek Scholarship to attend a girls’ summer science camp in the 5th grade, Marlene Escobedo's dream of becoming an aerospace engineer was born and has been with her ever since.

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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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AFMC commander presents TPS with AF-level award

Posted October 20, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

It takes a lot of hard work and a total team effort to send dozens of new flight test pilots and engineers into the world.

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U.S. Air Force service member dies at Edwards

Posted August 25, 2017 by

The U.S. Air Force is investigating the death of an Airman assigned to Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The deceased is identified as Senior Airman Joseph Connors of the 812th Civil Engineer Squadron, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight. The incident occurred at approximately 6:30 p.m., Aug. 23, near the base’s north gate on Edwards AFB property….

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Explore STEM at the Palmdale City Library’s ThinkShop

Posted March 3, 2017 by

The Palmdale City Library continues its free STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program for kids ages 5 to 11 called “ThinkShop” at 5 p.m., March 14 at the Library, located at 700 E. Palmdale Blvd. This fun and free event will encourage kids to solve problems in creative ways in a hands-on environment and…

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Oct. 14, 1947: Breaking barriers, and a rib or two….

Posted October 6, 2017 by Bob Alvis

The anniversary of the first manned supersonic flight comes around every year on Oct. 14.

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Local community honors veterans

Posted November 6, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Happy planters: Norm Andrews, (far right) Administrator for the William J. Pete Knight Veterans Home, pose with Lockheed Martin employees who built two flower gardens when they heard that resident’s walkers were getting hung up in holes where trees once stood. From left: Kristy Johnson, Mike Glass (JSF ITF Site…

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