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Kids learn about mom, dad’s work at NASA Armstrong

Izadel “Izzy” Rosas sits in the cockpit of the F/A-18, grabs a hold of the control stick and smiles.

NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich Technology

NASA Armstrong previews worldwide atmospheric mission

NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards, Calif., hosted media representatives July 7, giving them an overview of the upcoming Atmospheric Tomography (ATom) airborne science mission that will use the center's DC-8 airplane.

Air Force photograph by SrA. Hailey Haux Air Force

Goldfein hosts first town hall with CMSAF

The Air Force’s top officer and enlisted leader hosted a town hall forum in the Boyd Auditorium at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., July 20, 2016.

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner Technology

RASCAL pod innovation enhances test capabilities

Innovation is the introduction of something new, an improved product or method. One innovation that’s not necessarily new but continues to demonstrate innovation is the RASCAL pod program at the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Two-month UAS flight test series concludes

As the wheels of NASA’s Ikhana Unmanned Aircraft System touched down June 30, 2016, a two-month flight test series came to a close, concluding an essential stage in the agency’s research into technologies that support safe integration of UAS into the National Airspace System.


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This week in Edwards flight test history

Posted  February 26, 2016

Feb 23, 1989 — A two-seat F-16B Air Defense Fighter test aircraft successfully launched an AIM-7 Sparrow missile that destroyed a target drone off the California coast.

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Dutch F-35 to come home for very first time

Posted  February 26, 2016

Royal Netherlands Air Force photograph Two Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35A Lightning IIs take off from Edwards AFB. The Dutch stood up their first F-35 unit, Number 323 Squadron, in 2014, specifically to conduct operational testing and evaluation at Edwards. A Dutch F-35A Lightning II will touch down on home soil for the first time…

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What the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau can do for you

Posted  February 26, 2016

What is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a federal agency that assists financial consumers by making rules more effective, enforcing those rules, and by empowering consumers to take more control over their economic lives. The CFPB educates consumers on a wide range of financial matters in order to build a…

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Food for the ‘soul’ served up in honor of African American History Month

Posted  February 26, 2016

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Team Edwards celebrated African American History Month with a soul food tasting Feb. 18 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. Team Edwards celebrated African American History Month with a soul food tasting Feb. 18 at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The tables were lined with collard greens,…

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150 Edwards members welcomed home from deployments

Posted  February 26, 2016

From June to December of 2015, more than 150 service members stationed at Edwards were deployed. On Feb. 17, at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, those Airmen were thanked for their service at a Deployment Welcome Home event.

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