Posts Tagged ‘featured’


NASA Armstrong director to address Outlook Conference

Posted January 8, 2016 by

David D. McBride, director of NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards, will present an update on aerospace research at the 44th annual Antelope Valley Business Outlook Conference at the AV Fairgrounds in Lancaster, Feb. 26.

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C-17 Drag Reduction testing aims at saving fuel

Posted April 1, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

From testing synthetic biofuels to "vortex surfing," Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is on the forefront of finding new ways to cut fuel costs for the Air Force.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted February 3, 2017 by Bob Alvis

The young man looking in the bombsite of his B-24 was focused on his job as his plane was being battered about by enemy fire.

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Northrop Grumman set to launch cargo delivery mission to ISS

Posted November 16, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman is set to launch the company’s AntaresTM rocket carrying its CygnusTM cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station for NASA.

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Virgin Galactic conducts second test flight of VSS Unity

Posted May 30, 2018 by

Sir Richard Branson joined Virgin Galactic and The Spaceship Company teams May 29, on the Mojave Air and Space Port flight line, to witness VSS Unity’s second successful, supersonic, rocket powered test flight.

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Remains of fighter pilot hero return home after 10 years

Posted October 5, 2016 by Mike Martin

This week, nearly 10 years after he was killed in combat operations in Iraq, U.S. forces brought home the remains of F-16 pilot Maj. Troy Gilbert, who died saving the lives of U.S. service members and coalition allies.  

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Bulgaria, US commence joint air policing

Posted September 12, 2016 by by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden

The United States and Bulgarian air forces will conduct the first ever joint NATO air policing mission in Bulgaria, Sept. 9-16.

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Search for our fallen continues

Posted August 3, 2017 by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka

Drenched in sweat from the hot, humid Vietnam weather, our shovels breached the earth’s surface excavating the ground and placing it into buckets to be screened as we searched for one of our own. 

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Test team aims at new machine gun for Pave Hawk

Posted January 13, 2016 by Rebecca Amber

Arriving in the rain, an HH-60G Pave Hawk landed Jan. 5 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., to begin testing the ballistic dispersion of a GAU-21 .50-caliber machine gun.

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On the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, remembering the tragedy

Posted December 7, 2016 by David Vergun

In the decades that followed World War II, the attack on Pearl Harbor had faded somewhat in the American public's memory.

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