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Defense

Scarf-like mask can protect at a moment’s notice

Posted October 23, 2015 by

Army researchers have developed a simple, comfortable, wrap-style respiratory protective mask for protection against riot control agents, and the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, also known as ECBC, is making it as a simple as putting on a surgical mask.

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Space

NASA completes Critical Design Review for Space Launch System

Posted October 23, 2015 by

For the first time in almost 40 years, a NASA human-rated rocket has completed all steps needed to clear a critical design review.

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Local

Local air traffic controller recognized for innovative excellence

Posted October 23, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

A Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controller on Edwards was recently honored with the FAA's Southwestern Regional Office's Award for Innovation Excellence.

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Local

412th LRS aids stranded motorists

Posted October 23, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 412th Logistics Readiness Squadron sent out four buses early Oct. 16 to assist the Kern County Sheriff's Department and California Highway Patrol in transporting motorists who had been trapped in a mudslide on State Route 58 east of Tehachapi.

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Defense

Pacific Thunder tests combat search, rescue capabilities

Posted October 23, 2015 by SSgt. Benjamin Sutton

A bilateral exercise involving combat search and rescue drills ended Oct. 23 after nearly two weeks of constant training between U.S. and South Korean forces.

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Space & Technology

NASA calls for American industry ideas on ARM spacecraft development

Posted October 23, 2015 by

NASA, through its Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., has issued a call to American industry for innovative ideas on how the agency could obtain a core advanced solar electric propulsion-based spacecraft to support the Asteroid Redirect Robotic Mission.

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Space

Asteroid sample mission spacecraft, OSIRIS-REx, completed at Lockheed Martin

Posted October 21, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin has completed the assembly of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft.

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Defense

USS Ross successfully intercepts ballistic missile target

Posted October 21, 2015 by

USS Ross (DDG 71) successfully intercepted a ballistic missile in the North Atlantic Ocean during the Maritime Theater Missile Defense Forum's At Sea Demonstration Oct. 20, 2015.

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Defense

Radar upgrades ensure situation awareness

Posted October 21, 2015 by Patty Welsh

A Battle Management program to improve Air Force long-range radar systems recently reached full operational capability when all long-range sites were certified and deemed effective.

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Defense

Arnold test facility marks 30 years since Initial Operational Capability

Posted October 21, 2015 by Raquel March

The 30th anniversary of the Aeropropulsion System Test Facility achieving initial operational capability was Sept. 30, 2015, with the conclusion of a Pratt & Whitney F100 engine test in the facility's C-1 test cell.

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