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World View successfully flight tests groundbreaking altitude control technology

Long-duration stratospheric research missions could allow scientists to collect vast amounts of data continuously for their payloads. Such missions could benefit NASA by maturing future space technology as well as allowing for Earth observations, such as storm monitoring and forest fire tracking.

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NASA technology may reduce airframe noise during landing

NASA has concluded a flight test series to investigate technologies that may significantly reduce airframe noise for communities near airports. The flights, which gathered data that will be used to examine the acoustic benefits of two NASA aeronautical technologies, were completed in October.

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Allies in the sky

A Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport refueled an B-52 Stratofortress from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., in the skies over California this past September.

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SecAF addresses air and space innovation

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson spoke about the importance of modernization and innovation in space during a Center for Strategic and International Studies forum in Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 2017.

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What’s your Green Dot? Edwards Key Spouses roll in on Green Dot training

Nearly all employees, military and civilian, at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., have completed Green Dot training and are familiar with the concepts. But what they may not know is that the training isn’t limited to Edwards’ workforce.


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October is Energy Action Month

Posted  October 9, 2015

President Obama has proclaimed October 2015 as Energy Action Month. The use of the word “action” continues the theme that we need to be more than just aware of energy but to take action to conserve energy. Although large displays of renewable generation such as solar and wind comes to mind when considering Energy Action…

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NASA’S American Eatery (Bldg. 4825)

Posted  October 9, 2015

Oct. 12-16 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday Closed Tuesday Beef taco salad Wednesday Beef broccoli over white rice Thursday Chicken teriyaki Fried rice and egg roll Friday Bake cod Macaroni and cheese, broccoli All Blue Plate Specials–$7.89 Drink not included. Medium Beverage $1.99, large $2.09 Robin Hood & Anthony’s Pizza Food Facilities Available Menu subject…

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Happy new fiscal year

Posted  October 9, 2015

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Personnel at the 412th Comptroller Squadron prepare for the new fiscal year Sept. 30. Sept. 30 was a late night for personnel that stayed at work to welcome in the new fiscal year. Employees at the 412th Comptroller Squadron, 412th Civil Engineering Group, 412th Test Wing Financial Management and…

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Batteries, ashes and flammable recyclables don’t mix

Posted  October 9, 2015

An Edwards recycling truck driver recently discovered his vehicle on fire after picking up recyclables from the military family housing areas early last month. There were no injuries to personnel and no property damage occurred to the truck, landfill facilities or any other equipment, other than the blistering of paint on the trash truck. The…

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TRICARE benefit changes

Posted  October 9, 2015

As of Oct. 1, 2015, a new law requires all TRICARE beneficiaries, except active duty service members, to get select brand name maintenance drugs through either TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery or from a military pharmacy. Beneficiaries who keep using a retail pharmacy for these drugs will have to pay the full cost. Maintenance drugs are…

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