Posts Tagged ‘featured’

NASA photograph by Lauren Hughes

Students fly prototype of potential Mars airplane

Posted September 3, 2016 by Jay Levine

Some interns get coffee. Others might make copies. Not at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, where a group of students successfully flew a prototype of an aircraft that could one day fly in the Martian atmosphere and send its findings back to Earth.

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit
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KC-135 Stratotanker turns 60

Posted September 3, 2016 by Kenji Thuloweit

Units around the Air Force wished happy birthday to an old friend Aug. 31.

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Courtesy photograph by Len Paris

Edwards civilian helps protect neighbors against fire

Posted September 3, 2016 by Christopher Ball

Even while fires are raging all over California, and the smoke from some impacts Edwards Air Force Base, it may seem that the base is insulated from extreme fire danger due to the surrounding desert.      

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NASA test flights examine effect of atmospheric turbulence on sonic booms

Posted August 31, 2016 by

NASA has concluded a series of flights designed to study the way sonic booms travel through the atmosphere.

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Lockheed Martin photograph by Darrin Russel

F-35 surges forward with record-breaking weapons tests

Posted August 26, 2016 by Christopher Ball

The F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed 25 missions comprised of 12 Weapons Delivery Accuracy and 13 weapon separation tests as part of a month-long weapons firing test surge.

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