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Local

High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Posted January 8, 2016 by Bob Alvis

World War I pilot Maj. Corliss C. Moseley was the definition of a can do guy when it came to taking on large projects and making them work. Starting out in Glendale, Calif., at the old Grand Central Air Terminal he started his first Cal Aero flight operation to train airmen and mechanics...

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Local

Hearts Apart supports families of deployed service men, women

Posted January 8, 2016 by Dennis Anderson

Airmen from Edwards Air Force Base remain deployed worldwide, supporting and performing missions in a global war on terror that shows no sign of ending.

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Events

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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Space & Technology

NASA astronauts get advance look at CST-100 trainers

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Two of the four NASA astronauts training to fly Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft recently tried some of the systems that will prepare them for flights to the International Space Station.

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Defense

U.K. delegation deepen cooperation partnerships board USS Reagan

Posted January 8, 2016 by PO2 Paulo Bayas

The U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), hosted nine officials from the United Kingdom Jan. 8.

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Technology

NASA Armstrong advanced aeronautics, science, technology in 2015

Posted January 8, 2016 by

NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., helped advance the agency’s overall missions of aeronautics research, Earth and space science and aerospace technology during 2015.

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Business

Boeing, Air China finalize order for six 777-300ERs

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Boeing and Air China Jan. 7 announced an order for six additional 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners. The order is valued at more than $2 billion at current list prices and bolsters Air China’s long-haul widebody fleet as it looks to expand its international network. “The 777-300ER has consistently proved its value as a long-haul flagship…

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Defense

KC-135s surpass 100,000 combat hours

Posted January 8, 2016 by TSgt. Terrica Y. Jones

The KC-135 Stratotanker fleet at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, flew more than 14,700 sorties in 2015 accumulating 103,419 combat hours in support of Operations Inherent Resolve and Freedom’s Sentinel.

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Defense

Soldiers test robotics on ‘battlefield’

Posted January 6, 2016 by SSgt. Tramel S. Garrett

Picture a hot summer day in Afghanistan, and a company of 25th Infantry Division soldiers preparing to move to a new area of operation. Instead of using their legs and backs, these Soldiers are fortunate enough to have a small robot to help them on the battlefield.

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Business

Northrop Grumman awarded contract for third phase of Tern program

Posted January 6, 2016 by

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Office of Naval Research have awarded Northrop Grumman the third phase of the Tern unmanned systems program. Phase three plans to include final design, fabrication and a full-scale, at-sea demonstration of the system.

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