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Student Airborne Earth Science Program celebrates 10th year

Posted July 20, 2018 by

NASA photograph Twenty-eight undergraduate students are participating in an eight-week NASA airborne science program field experience designed to immerse them in the agency’s Earth Science research. Embarking on its tenth year, NASA’s Student Airborne Research Program, provides a unique opportunity for undergraduate students majoring in the sciences, mathematics and engineering to participate in all aspects…

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Total Force effort brings needed improvements in two-week’s time

Posted July 13, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Civil engineer Airmen lay asphalt in front of Club Muroc as part of a complete repaving project. More than 80 Airmen from across the nation joined 412th Civil Engineer Squadron personnel to complete three large construction projects at Edwards. More than 80 Airmen from across the nation joined the…

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Blake becomes new commandant at U.S.A.F. Test Pilot School

Posted July 11, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Col. Ryan Blake took the helm as the new commandant of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., during a change of command ceremony held in Hangar 1207, July 10.

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Desert tortoises up for adoption

Posted July 11, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit The Edwards Air Force Base (Calif.) Desert Tortoise Adoption Program is looking for base residents to foster captive desert tortoises. Members of the program say desert tortoises are low maintenance and make great pets. Adoptions through the program are free and no prior knowledge of reptiles is needed as…

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Undergraduate students are taking part in an eight-week NASA airborne science program.

Posted July 6, 2018 by

NASA photograph by Mega Schill Mara Nutt, a geology student at Mills College in Oakland, Calif., connects empty canisters used to collect whole air samples onboard the NASA DC-8 at the Armstrong Flight Research Center. Students in SARP are divided into four groups that are each headed by a different university professor from universities around…

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Lightning brings fire

Posted July 2, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Master Sgt. Michael Jackson A F-35A Lightning II test aircraft assigned to the 31st Test Evaluation Squadron from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., released AIM-120 AMRAAM and AIM-9X missiles at QF-16 targets during a live-fire test over an Air Force range in the Gulf of Mexico on June 12, 2018. The…

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Edwards’ 416th FLTS changes hands

Posted June 27, 2018 by Laura Motes

Col. Christopher Spinelli, 412th Operations Group commander, handed the 416th Flight Test Squadron guidon to Lt. Col. Scott Fann during a change of command ceremony June 1 in Hangar 1207 at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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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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