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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit
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State Dept. specialists travel to Edwards for passport fair

Posted February 9, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

To show their support for the military, passport specialists from the Department of State drove up the freeway from Los Angeles to conduct a passport fair for the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., community Feb. 6, 2018.

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Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay
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Edwards F-35 testers nominated for prestigious aviation award

Posted February 7, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

The National Aeronautic Association named the F-35 Integrated Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., as one of nine organizations nominated for the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. The NAA announced all nominees in a press release Feb. 5.

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Air Force photograph by Kenji Thuloweit
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From the ground, SPORT provides eyes for testers in the sky

Posted January 29, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

In a dark room at Ridley Mission Control, where computer screens and monitors provide the only light, air traffic controllers track and maintain constant communication with Edwards pilots and other air traffic control facilities, which plays a crucial role in the test mission.

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Photograph courtesy of Mark Holtzman
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Flying into 2018

Posted January 15, 2018 by Kenji Thuloweit

Two F-35 Lightning IIs from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., took part in the traditional flyover at the beginning of the annual Tournament of Roses Parade Jan. 1, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif.

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AEDC teams assist in preparing the Dream Chaser for its future missions

Posted January 10, 2018 by Deidre Ortiz

The Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Dream Chaser space plane recently had a successful free-flight test over the Mojave Desert in California, later making its landing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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