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High Desert Hangar Stories: Chaos in the Tehachapi Mountains

Posted December 1, 2017 by Bob Alvis

What seemed like just another routine training flight had now become a struggle for life itself, as Aviation Cadet Paul Day and more than a dozen other young aviation cadets came face to face with the dangers of flying — not in combat, but facing the wrath of the one adversary that has plagued aviators for generations: the weather.

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Virgin could offer point-to-point travel opportunities

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Point-to-point passenger flights could eventually be the norm for Virgin Galactic. That’s according to Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides, who spoke at The Economist magazine’s inaugural “A New Space Age” global space summit in Seattle, Wash., Nov. 9.

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Drone race: Human versus artificial intelligence

Posted December 1, 2017 by

Researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., put their work to the test recently. Timing laps through a twisting obstacle course, they raced drones controlled by artificial intelligence (A.I.) against a professional human pilot.

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Industry leaders and schools network to promote STEM

Posted December 1, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

The Antelope Valley East Kern STEM Network held its 5th annual STEMposium, “The Future of Innovation,” at the Chimbole Cultural Center in Palmdale, Calif., where industry leaders and educators shared experiences and their vision for the future.

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Ready to fly

Posted December 1, 2017 by Linda KC Reynolds

A replica model of the original Red Bull Stratos Capsule will soon be on its way to the Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Centre in Kuwait, where it will be permanently displayed.

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Business

Lockheed Martin autonomous driving system tops 55,000 Miles in extended Army testing

Posted November 29, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin's Autonomous Mobility Applique System (AMAS) logged more than 55,000 testing miles during the U.S. Army Extended Warfighter Experiment (EWE) at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and Fort Bliss, Texas.

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Space & Technology

On a production roll

Posted November 27, 2017 by

The U.S. Air Force's third GPS III satellite in production flow at Lockheed Martin's advanced satellite manufacturing facility here is now fully integrated into a complete space vehicle.

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Defense

Ironhorse Brigade tests its mettle at the National Training Center

Posted November 27, 2017 by Cody Kozacek,

In late November, fierce winds stir up sand storms across the Mojave Desert and obscure the sharp mountain ridges that jut above the horizon.

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Lockheed Martin receives nearly $200 million of C-130 training contracts

Posted November 27, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin recently received six contracts, with awards totaling $198.4 million, to improve training for C-130 airmen and operators around the world.

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Honorary Commanders get glimpse of electronic warfare

Posted November 27, 2017 by Steven Zapka

A group of community leaders and their guests visited Edwards Air Force Base in California recently to get a feel for the mission of the 412th Electronic Warfare Group Nov. 17, 2017.

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