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Air Force announces basing candidates for U.S. Combatant Command for Space

The secretary of the Air Force selected six locations as candidate bases to potentially host the headquarters for United States Space Command. This combatant command...

Virgin Galactic moving to New Mexico from Mojave

At a May 10 press conference at the New Mexico State Capitol Building in Santa Fe, hosted by New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham,...

Army pushes for higher speeds in future tiltrotor aircraft

The U.S. Army is developing a new wind-tunnel testbed that will help future tiltrotor aircraft attain higher speeds, improved stability and enhanced safety. At a...

10 years ago, Hubble’s final servicing mission made it better than...

Astronaut Mike Massimino floated next to the Hubble Space Telescope’s cylindrical body and began to remove the screws that fastened a handrail to one...

U.S. Air Force welcomes fifth Lockheed Martin-built AEHF satellite to Cape...

The U.S. Air Force is gearing up to launch the fifth global, anti-jam, protected communications satellite after its arrival in Florida. Lockheed Martin shipped the...

AFRL achieves “shocking” materials technology breakthrough

The Air Force Research Laboratory, along with research partners at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Washington, are working to change the shape of materials technology...

Amazon’s Bezos says he’ll send a spaceship to the moon

Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos said Thursday he’s going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century...

Successful demonstration of blown-air flight technologies to revolutionize aircraft design

For the first time in aviation history, an aircraft has been manoeuvred in flight using supersonically blown air, removing the need for complex movable...

NASA investigation uncovers cause of two science mission launch failures

NASA Launch Services Program investigators have determined the technical root cause for the Taurus XL launch failures of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory and Glory missions in 2009 and 2011,...

Army astronaut reflects on mission 250 miles above Earth

An Army astronaut on a six-month mission in space recently shared her experience, saying she still leans on her military training while aboard the...