Posts Tagged ‘featured’


Test team looks at new parachute for ACES II ejection seat

Posted June 28, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

Members of the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., are testing a new parachute canopy for the Advanced Concept Ejection Seat II, or ACES II.

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Eco-friendly engine wash technology nears final phase of performance testing

Posted July 30, 2018 by

Fleet Readiness Centers East and Southeast engineers are completing the ground work to prepare Naval Air Systems Command for acquisition of a cost-effective and environmentally friendlier technology for cleaning engines.

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New Installation Readiness board to examine, prioritize installation readiness

Posted October 20, 2017 by David Vergun

The acting secretary of the Army recently authorized formation of an Installation Readiness Board of Directors that will examine and prioritize installation readiness programs and funding, said J. Randall Robinson.

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More than 2.4 million names are going to Mars

Posted November 6, 2017 by

Last month, NASA invited members of the public to send their names to Mars. And the public responded loud and clear. More than 1.6 million people signed up to have their names etched on a microchip that will be carried on NASA's upcoming InSight mission, which launches in May of 2018.

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Carter opens second DOD innovation hub in Boston

Posted July 27, 2016 by Cheryl Pellerin

Defense Secretary Ash Carter July 26 rolled out the department’s second innovation hub, a new office in Boston that joins the technology outpost that he opened last year in Silicon Valley, Calif.

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325th WPS garners neighborly support to perform SMOKEX

Posted December 11, 2015 by Susan Garcia

Handwritten notes and charts filled the whiteboards on every wall. Printed documents covered every horizontal surface. As the neighbors squeezed into the standing-room-only planning room, those who knew each other exchanged greetings and introduced newcomers.

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NASA wants ideas from university teams for future human space missions

Posted February 23, 2018 by

Teams at U.S. colleges and universities have an opportunity to potentially help NASA with innovative design ideas to meet the challenges of space exploration.

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Astro Aerospace completes NISAR reflector preliminary design review

Posted August 17, 2016 by

Astro Aerospace, a Northrop Grumman company, has completed the preliminary design review of the AstroMesh® radar antenna reflector for the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite.

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Allies in the sky

Posted October 13, 2017 by Kenji Thuloweit

A Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport refueled an B-52 Stratofortress from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., in the skies over California this past September.

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Gold Star Mother discusses her son’s suicide, stigma

Posted September 30, 2016 by Tazanyia L. Mouton

Lynn Patton, a Gold Star Mother, spoke to the Natick Soldier Systems Center workforce, Sept. 23, 2016, about the suicide death of her son, Sgt. Matthew Patton.

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