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Harris expresses gratitude, reflects at final commander’s call

Posted June 25, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Maj. Gen. David Harris took the stage at the base theater for his final Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., commander’s call as Air Force Test Center commander June 20, 2018.

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Agreement Allows Air Force to provide a boost to local school districts

Posted June 25, 2018 by Mindy Cooper

Several school districts near Edwards Air Force Base in California are benefitting from computer donations courtesy of the Air Force Test Center and the 412th Test Wing.

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Meagher assumes command of 419th FLTS

Posted June 25, 2018 by Laura Motes

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Col. Christopher Spinelli, 412th Operations Group commander (left), passes the 419th Flight Test Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Thomas Meagher during a change of command ceremony June 15, 2018, in Hangar 1210. The 412th Test Wing’s bomber test squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., received a new commander…

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EDC Junior Force Council makes inaugural networking visit to Edwards

Posted June 22, 2018 by 1st Lt. Johnathan Gutierrez

Rich in Air Force history and a hallmark installation in the Air Force test world, Edwards Air Force Base in California is home to the 412th Flight Test Wing and the world-famous Test Pilot School.

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Corvias Foundation awards scholarship to student from Edwards AFB

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Courtesy photograph Corvias Foundation scholarship recipient, Zoexenita Mercado of Desert High School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.,poses for a photo with a University of California, Davis mascot cutout. She plans to attend the university and be a surgeon in the future. Corvias Foundation, a private, charitable foundation and the charitable arm of Corvias, has…

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Sample return technology successfully tested on Xodiac rocket

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Honeybee Robotics in Pasadena, Calif., flight tested its pneumatic sampler collection system, PlanetVac, on Masten Space Systems’ Xodiac rocket on May 24, launching from Mojave, Calif., and landing to collect a sample of more than 320 grams of top soil from the surface of the desert floor.

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NASA flies large UAV in public airspace without chase plane for first time

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NASA’s remotely-piloted Ikhana aircraft, based at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., successfully flew its first mission in the National Airspace System without a safety chase aircraft June 12, 2018.

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Bundles for Babies prepare new parents for baby

Posted June 13, 2018 by Laura Motes

Air Force photograph by Laura Motes Arlene Johnson, Family Advocacy outreach manager, has future father, Staff Sgt. Gregory Bolden, 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, try on the empathy belly to simulate the weight that is carried during pregnancy. The Airman and Family Readiness Center at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., educates future parents on preparing…

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New commander introduced at mission support group

Posted June 11, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Col. Jeffry Hollman took the reins of the 412th Mission Support Group at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., during an assumption of command ceremony held at Club Muroc June 4, 2018.

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KC-46 Pegasus returns to Edwards for flight tests

Posted June 8, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

A KC-46A Pegasus aerial refueling aircraft touched down at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., May 23, 2018, for flight tests.

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