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Bowers inspires students to be their best

Al Bowers, who is the chief scientist at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, loves to hear about the successes of people he has mentored. For decades he has been a strong supporter of education and seeding young minds.

NASA photograph by Ryan Dibley Technology

Wi-Fi in space, spacecraft technologies launched on Blue Origin rocket

A company vying to be the first internet service provider in space as well as a NASA monitoring system for testing technologies on suborbital vehicles were both carried into space when Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket successfully launched April 29.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Local

Edwards Air Force Base engineers search for future innovators

Companies from all innovative disciplines often send engineers to career fairs all over the nation to search for future go-getters; and the Air Force test mission is no different.

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Events

412th SFS to hold Police Week events May 14-18

Team Edwards and the 412th Security Forces Squadron will observe National Police Week with a slate of events May 14-18. Police Week is a time designated to remember and celebrate past and present civilian and military law enforcement officers, as well as the survivors of those who make the ultimate sacrifice.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Katherine Spessa Air Force

BACN goes global after delivering CENTCOM comms for 9 years

The people who manage the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node want to keep a sense of urgency as the system transitions from Joint Urgent Operational Need to Program of Record.

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New airliner tests at Edwards

Posted  August 18, 2017

Boeing photograph by Paul Weatherman A Boeing 787 Dreamliner takes off after a touch-and-go landing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 14, 2017. Boeing has been conducting flight tests with its newest airliner at Edwards recently. Periodically, aviation industry companies are provided the opportunity to conduct flight tests at Edwards given the base’s unique…

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Air Force

Around the Air Force: Aug. 15

Posted  August 18, 2017

On this look around the Air Force, the Secretary of the Air Force swears in a new undersecretary, B-1B crews deployed to Guam fly their first mission and the SecAF speaks on the light attack experiment.

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Air Force photograph by Sebastian Gocong
Salutes & Awards

Team Edwards recognizes 2nd quarter top performers

Posted  August 16, 2017

Air Force photograph by Sebastian Gocong Brig. Gen. Carl Schaefer, 412th Test Wing commander (far left), and Chief Master Sgt. Roosevelt Jones, 412th TW interim command chief (far right), pose for a photo with the 418th Flight Test Squadron Electronic Warfare Team who won the Team of the Quarter category for the 2nd quarter. The…

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit

Base schools start class Aug. 21

Posted  August 14, 2017

Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit Irving L. Branch Elementary School on Edwards Air Force Base. It’s that time of year when children return for another school year at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Motorists are urged to remain vigilant and be on the lookout for children traveling to and from school, especially the areas surrounding the schools…

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Traffic advisory

Posted  August 14, 2017

N. Rosamond Blvd. pavement repair project begins Aug. 28 An upcoming pavement repair project will impact traffic on North Rosamond Blvd. from Lilly Ave. to North Base Road at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., beginning Aug. 28 and running until approximately Nov. 20.  The construction will be done in two phases. The first phase will repair…

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