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Space

SpaceX launches mega rocket, lands all 3 boosters

Posted April 15, 2019 by Marcia Dunn

SpaceX launched its second supersized rocket and for the first time landed all three boosters April 11, a year after sending up a sports car on the initial test flight.

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Local

Three Virgin Galactic crew presented with Commercial Astronaut Wings

Posted April 12, 2019 by

The three-person crew from Virgin Galactic’s second spaceflight have received Commercial Astronaut Wings from the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Business

E-2D Advanced Hawkeye multi-year procurement contract awarded

Posted April 12, 2019 by

The U.S. Navy has awarded a multi-year procurement contract to Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. for the purchase of 24 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft in full rate production for fiscal years 2019-2023.

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Defense

Innovation: Fad or Foundation?

Posted April 12, 2019 by Maj. Gen. Carl Schaefer

“Innovation.” The word rolls off virtually every senior leader’s tongue. Your supervisors may have asked, “How are you innovating? How are we spending Air Force innovation funds? Has our organization connected with AFWERX? What are your teams doing to innovate?”

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Defense

Vandenberg squadron innovates to complete mission

Posted April 12, 2019 by 1st Lt. Benjamin Grimsley

The 1st Air and Space Test Squadron successfully demonstrated the capability to offload solid rocket motors using mobile rental cranes March 28, 2019, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

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Defense

Proposed budget balances current, future readiness

Posted April 12, 2019 by Sean Kimmons

Budget plans strive to balance current and future readiness by maxing out combat training center rotations and funding new technology, senior leaders told lawmakers Tuesday.

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Defense

Acquisition reform requires culture shift, officials say

Posted April 10, 2019 by Devon L. Suits

A shift in Army culture is necessary to accelerate the fielding of new Army systems and improve industry collaboration, Army acquisition officials recently said.

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Space

Mercury Seven astronauts introduced to public 60 years ago

Posted April 10, 2019 by

On Oct. 7, 1958, the new NASA announced Project Mercury, its first major undertaking. The objectives were threefold: to place a human spacecraft into orbital flight around Earth, observe human performance in such conditions, and recover the human and the spacecraft safely.

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Business

Northrop Grumman to provide maintenance, logistics services to U.S. Navy

Posted April 10, 2019 by

Northrop Grumman has been selected by Naval Air Systems Command and the Naval Aviation Enterprise, as part of a $12.6 billion indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity multiple award contract, to compete to provide Contracted Maintenance, Modification, Aircrew and Related Services to the U.S. Navy.

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News

Lt. Col. Dick Cole, last surviving Doolittle Raider, passes away at age 103

Posted April 10, 2019 by Master Sgt. Andrew Stephens

Retired Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole, the last survivor of the “Doolittle Raid,” died April 9, in San Antonio.

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