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Space

You are here: First Lockheed Martin-built next gen GPS III satellite responding to commands

Posted December 26, 2018 by

A major milestone in the U.S. Air Force's plan to bring new technology and capabilities to the GPS constellation, the first Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite began "talking" with engineers and operators from ground control, as planned, following its successful launch.

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Business

Sikorsky, Boeing provide first look at SB>1 Defiant

Posted December 26, 2018 by

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and Boeing have provided the first look at the SB>1 Defiant™ helicopter the companies have developed for the U.S. Army's Joint Multi-Role technology demonstrator program.

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Local

High Desert Hangar Stories: A busload of strangers

Posted December 21, 2018 by Bob Alvis

Christmas time is special for so many of us and, in the hustle and bustle of the season, we can sometimes let the spirit of the holiday get lost in all the stress that surrounds the giving and planning for family and friends to celebrate the season and that one special day.

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Space

Expedition 57 trio back on earth after 197-day space mission

Posted December 21, 2018 by

Three members of the International Space Station’s Expedition 57 crew, including NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, returned to Earth Dec. 20, safely landing at 12:02 a.m., EST,in Kazakhstan.

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News

Dream Chaser passes key NASA milestone, full production to start

Posted December 21, 2018 by

SNC photograph Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser lands at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., following a free-flight test Nov. 11, 2017. Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser spacecraft passed a key milestone for NASA’S Commercial Resupply Services 2 contract, validating design performance and clearing the way for full spacecraft production. The milestone marks completion of Integration…

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Local

Luminaries light graves at Lancaster cemetery

Posted December 21, 2018 by Alisha Semchuk

Flames in luminary bags flickered during the night of Dec. 15 above gravesites across Lancaster Cemetery in honor of veterans buried there, men and women devoted to protecting America.

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Local

Sailor overcomes adversity for successful Navy career

Posted December 21, 2018 by Diane Betzler

Heroes come in all sizes, shapes and yes, colors too — A favorite among heroes is the American hero, of which this country has many … Lancaster, Calif., resident James Phoreman is an American hero. You won’t hear that from Phoreman, because he doesn’t consider himself a hero. He is, however, an amazing man full of the stuff that heroes are all about.

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News

Aerotech News Digital Edition – December 21, 2018

Posted December 21, 2018 by

We have news and features sure to get you in the holiday spirit, in this week’s edition of Aerotech News and Review.

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Business

Boeing completes NATO AWACS upgrades

Posted December 19, 2018 by

Boeing has delivered the final Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft modernized with avionics and a digital cockpit to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in Manching, Germany.

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Defense

Air Force base of preference initiative evolves to permanent program

Posted December 19, 2018 by Kat Bailey

The Base of Preference enhanced assignment initiative begins Jan. 9, 2019, and provides enlisted Airmen who have 48 months’ time on station as of May 2019 the opportunity to apply for available Permanent Change of Station assignments in the Continental United States, or CONUS, through an immediate, straightforward and transparent process.

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