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Technology

Wi-Fi in space, spacecraft technologies launched on Blue Origin rocket

Posted May 18, 2018 by

A company vying to be the first internet service provider in space as well as a NASA monitoring system for testing technologies on suborbital vehicles were both carried into space when Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket successfully launched April 29.

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Local

Edwards Air Force Base engineers search for future innovators

Posted May 16, 2018 by Laura Motes

Companies from all innovative disciplines often send engineers to career fairs all over the nation to search for future go-getters; and the Air Force test mission is no different.

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People and Places

‘Right Stuff’ author dies

Posted May 16, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

National Endowment for the Humanities photograph Renowned author and journalist Tom Wolfe died May 14, 2018. Renowned author and journalist Tom Wolfe died May 14 according to numerous news reports citing confirmation from his agent. He was 88. Wolfe was probably best known locally as the author of the novel “The Right Stuff,” which was…

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Local

STARBASE is hiring

Posted May 14, 2018 by

Edwards Air Force Base in California is now hiring government civilian positions for its STARBASE program. The base has openings for two teachers and one director. For more information, email Maj. Yvette Bivins at Yvette.bivins@us.af.mil or call 661-277-6323.  The Department of Defense’s STARBASE is a premier educational program sponsored by the Office of the Assistant Secretary…

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Air Force

Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

Posted May 14, 2018 by

U.S. Air Force leaders have announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force. Starting Oct. 1, 2018, Airmen who have serviceable OCPs may wear the uniform,…

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