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Defense

2,500th C-130 lands at Moody

Posted December 14, 2015 by SrA. Ceaira Tinsley

Fifty-nine years after the first C-130 Hercules was delivered to the Air Force, the 2,500th Lockheed Martin-manufactured C-130 joined the 71st Rescue Squadron's fleet and legacy at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., Dec. 11.

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AgilePod Flies on U.S. Air Force MQ-9

Posted June 13, 2018 by

In March 2018, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Sensors Program Office, working jointly with the AFLCMC Medium Altitude Unmanned Aerial Systems Program Office, sponsored three demonstration flights of an MQ-9 Reaper with AgilePod.

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Defense

International partnerships flourish on America during DT-III

Posted November 22, 2016 by PO1 Benjamin Wooddy

In 2006, the first F-35 Lightning II rolled out of the Lockheed Martin factory in Fort Worth, Texas. Since that time, the program has exponentially expanded around the globe, creating new partnerships and reaffirming alliances.

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Old data, new tricks: Fresh results from NASA’s Galileo spacecraft 20 years on

Posted April 30, 2018 by

Far across the solar system, from where Earth appears merely as a pale blue dot, NASA’s Galileo spacecraft spent eight years orbiting Jupiter. During that time, the hearty spacecraft — slightly larger than a full-grown giraffe — sent back spates of discoveries on the gas giant’s moons

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Ninety-nine year old vet recalls epic MacArthur battle in Pacific

Posted September 23, 2016 by Dennis Anderson

It is less remembered as the invasion of Leyte in present times than the historic moment during World War II when Gen. Douglas MacArthur waded ashore in the surf of the Philippine Islands to announce “I have returned.”

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Record number of Americans apply to #BeAnAstronaut at NASA

Posted February 19, 2016 by

More than 18,300 people applied to join NASA’s 2017 astronaut class, almost three times the number of applications received in 2012 for the most recent astronaut class, and far surpassing the previous record of 8,000 in 1978.

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Patriots prep ‘Joey’ 5K Race to honor fallen Marine

Posted May 11, 2018 by Dennis Anderson

In the years since a deadly Taliban attack killed the infantry grunt known, simply, as “Joey,” his Marine brothers and sisters, his family and friends, and a bunch of patriots, have been running in his honor.

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Defense

AF introduces first fully built HH-60G Ops Loss Replacement helicopter

Posted June 29, 2016 by

The Air Force introduced the first of 21 fully built HH-60G Pave Hawk Operational Loss Replacement (OLR) helicopters June 28 at a ceremony in Huntsville, Ala.

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NASA brings Mars landing, first in six years, to viewers everywhere Nov. 26

Posted November 21, 2018 by

NASA's Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet at approximately 3 p.m., EST, Nov. 26, and viewers everywhere can watch coverage of the event live on NASA Television, the agency's website and social media platforms.

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Space

Space telescope primary mirror fully assembled

Posted February 5, 2016 by

The 18th and final primary mirror segment is installed on what will be the biggest and most powerful space telescope ever launched. The final mirror installation Feb. 3 at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland marks an important milestone in the assembly of the agency's James Webb Space Telescope.

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