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Students fly prototype of potential Mars airplane

Posted September 3, 2016 by Jay Levine

Some interns get coffee. Others might make copies. Not at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, where a group of students successfully flew a prototype of an aircraft that could one day fly in the Martian atmosphere and send its findings back to Earth.

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KC-135 Stratotanker turns 60

Posted September 3, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Units around the Air Force wished happy birthday to an old friend Aug. 31.

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Salutes & Awards

Edwards sergeant honored at annual AFSA convention

Posted September 3, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1328 photograph Tech. Sgt. Michael Burd (left), 412th Mission Support Group, poses for a photo with Gen. David L. Goldfein, Air Force chief of staff, at the Air Force Sergeants Association Senior Leadership Meet and Greet Session during the AFSA Professional Airmen’s Conference and International Convention Aug. 24, 2016, in…

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Edwards civilian helps protect neighbors against fire

Posted September 3, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Even while fires are raging all over California, and the smoke from some impacts Edwards Air Force Base, it may seem that the base is insulated from extreme fire danger due to the surrounding desert.      

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NASA test flights examine effect of atmospheric turbulence on sonic booms

Posted August 31, 2016 by

NASA has concluded a series of flights designed to study the way sonic booms travel through the atmosphere.

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