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G-III aircraft from NASA Armstrong provides live TV coverage of solar eclipse across America

Posted August 18, 2017 by

For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the entire nation Aug. 21. A total solar eclipse occurs when the sun is completely obscured by the moon. The lunar shadow enters the United States near Lincoln City, Ore., at 9:05 a.m., PDT. Totality, where the moon completely covers the sun,…

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Meeting of the minds – Innovation team hears energy-saving proposal

Posted September 30, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

The 412th Test Wing Innovation Team at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is always looking for a few good ideas, and it may have received one Sept. 23,2016.

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Edwards Airmen walk through darkness to fight suicide

Posted October 3, 2018 by Giancarlo Casem

According to the latest report from the Department of Veterans Affairs, 6,079 veterans committed suicide in 2016. Edwards Airmen are banding together to help stem the number, to “fight for life.”

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TPS students get new knowledge from historic aircraft

Posted April 15, 2017 by

Recently a group of students spent some time in the Air Force Flight Test Museum looking at a range of historic aircraft from the earliest days of flight test here up to present day.

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Local aviation legends, supporters flock together for Gathering of Eagles

Posted October 30, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The Flight Test Historical Foundation honored U-2 and SR-71 pilots during the annual Gathering of Eagles dinner at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds Oct. 24.

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Dutch defence minister visits countrymen at Edwards

Posted December 4, 2015 by

Netherlands Minister of Defence Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert visited members of the Royal Netherlands Air Force stationed at Edwards Air Force Base Nov. 24, 2015.

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Desert Medics get new commander

Posted August 31, 2016 by

Air Force photograph by Joseph Gocong Col. Norman West poses for a photograph with his wife, Michelle, and one of his daughters, Allie, following a change of command ceremony held at the Airman and Family Readiness Center Aug. 26, 2016, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. West takes over the 412th Medical Group from Col….

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted January 8, 2016 by

Jan. 11–15 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Three pieces fried chicken Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Baked ham Mashed potatoes with gravy Vegetables Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Closed All Blue Plate Specials — $7.89 Drink not included. Medium beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood…

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Edwards’ squadron completes 10-year support of NASA Orion parachute tests

Posted October 10, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

For a decade, the 418th Flight Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., has supported NASA by supplying C-17 Globemaster IIIs and personnel to assist with the testing and qualifying of the Orion spacecraft’s parachute system.

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Aerial photographer hangs up his helmet after flying more than 2,000 hours

Posted October 7, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin aerial photographer Tom Reynolds didn’t have a clue that saying yes to a temporary, year-long assignment would turn into a 33-year career at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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