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Defense

Global Hawk makes historic first landing at Red Flag-Alaska

Posted August 22, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Tristan D. Viglianco

An RQ-4 Global Hawk, assigned to Beale Air Force Base, Calif., landed at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, for Red Flag-Alaska 18-3, Aug. 16.

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Space

U.S. Air Force declares 2nd Lockheed Martin GPS III satellite ‘available for launch’

Posted August 22, 2018 by

As the first Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite prepares to ship to the launch pad, the U.S. Air Force has declared that the second GPS III satellite is complete, fully tested and ready to launch.

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Space

NASA’s InSight passes halfway to Mars, instruments check in

Posted August 20, 2018 by

NASA's InSight spacecraft, en route to a Nov. 26 landing on Mars, passed the halfway mark on Aug. 6. All of its instruments have been tested and are working well.

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Space

Space Soldiers ready to defend the homeland against threats from the sky

Posted August 20, 2018 by Sgt. Zachary Sheely

In recent decades, the possibility of attacks from the other side of the world -- missiles soaring through outer space -- has become a real threat to the United States. As these threats continue to evolve and advance, so do the capabilities to track and defend against them.

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Local

High Desert Hangar Stories

Posted August 17, 2018 by Bob Alvis

Of the many people I have met in my life, not one has quite the story that Steve Pisanos has — full of twists and turns, the tale of a poor boy from Athens, Greece and his desire to become a pilot and a U.S. citizen.

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Defense

New airborne system to save Soldiers’ lives

Posted August 17, 2018 by Argie Sarantinos-Perrin

Jumping out of a plane may be a routine part of an airborne Soldier's training, but if the equipment doesn't function properly, it can be deadly.

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Defense

Aug. 16 marks 50th anniversary of first Minuteman III launch

Posted August 17, 2018 by Bill Medema

Fifty years ago, 1968 was a tumultuous year, from North Vietnam’s surprise “Tet Offensive” to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination;, from race riots in major U.S. cities to the first humans orbiting the moon.

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Local

Student-developed aircraft system provides key data

Posted August 17, 2018 by

Abbigail Waddell leaned over bundles of wires and circuit boards to see if a system she had helped develop with other interns for two summers at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California was ready for testing.

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Technology

AFRL viewing aircraft inspections through the lens of technology

Posted August 17, 2018 by Holly Jordan

AFRL researchers are hard at work finding unique ways to make aircraft maintainers’ lives a little easier through a technology many associate most closely with video gaming.

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News

Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition – August 17, 2018

Posted August 17, 2018 by

Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! The Fiscal 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which the president signed at a ceremony at Fort Drum, N.Y. this week, contains many funding provisions that directly impact programs here in Aerospace Valley.

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