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Air Force launches third AEHF satellite

Posted September 20, 2013 by

The U.S. Air Force successfully launched the third Advanced Extremely High Frequency communication satellite at 4:10 a.m., EDT, Sept. 18, from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

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DARPA seeks robot enthusiasts (and you) to face off for $2 million prize

Posted April 13, 2012 by

As iconic symbols of the future, robots rank high with flying cars and starships, but basic robots are already in use in emergency response, industry, defense, healthcare…

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Airmen welcomed home

Posted July 6, 2012 by Staff

Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Space and Missile Systems Center commander, and CMSgt. Jonathan Rossetti, 61st Medical Squadron superintendent, lead more than 30 honorees in a Welcome Home...

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Boeing ships third Intelsat 702MP satellite for launch

Posted December 21, 2012 by

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – The third of four 702 Medium Power satellites that Boeing is manufacturing for Intelsat S.A., the world’s leading provider of satellite services, arrived at the Long Beach, Calif., home port of launch provider Sea Launch Nov. 28. Scheduled for launch in the first quarter of 2013, Intelsat 27 is designed to…

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Fourth Boeing GPS IIF satellite joins constellation on orbit

Posted May 17, 2013 by

With the May 125 launch of the fourth GPS IIF satellite, Boeing and the U.S. Air Force continue modernizing the Global Positioning System that millions of people worldwide rely on as a navigation and timing resource.

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Overcoming cultural and language barriers in a time of need

Posted May 11, 2012 by by Capt. Susan Wong-Tworek

Cultural and language barriers can be difficult to overcome for immigrant military members and even more so for the members’ families. This is a true story of the Air Force family helping an Air Force member’s...

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SMC commander presents Congressional Gold Medal

Posted August 20, 2012 by

Photograph courtesy of Torrance City Cable Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of the Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., presents a replica of the Congressional Gold Medal to Torrance resident and Tuskegee Airman Walter Crenshaw at the Torrance City Council meeting, July 24. The medal was awarded to the…

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Lockheed Martin powers on the first GPS III satellite

Posted March 1, 2013 by

The Lockheed Martin team developing the U.S. Air Forceís next generation Global Positioning System III satellites has turned on power to the system module of the programís first spacecraft, designated GPS III Space Vehicle One (SV-1). The milestone is a key indication the team is on track to deliver the first satellite for launch availability…

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Reflector System built by Northrop Grumman’s Astro Aerospace unit deploys successfully

Posted August 9, 2013 by

A deployable reflector and boom system made by Astro Aerospace, a strategic business unit of Northrop Grumman, successfully deployed on-orbit Aug. 3 aboard the Alphasat spacecraft that will provide commercial broadband telecommunications services to Europe, Africa and parts of Asia.

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USS Iowa sits at anchor

Posted June 8, 2012 by Staff

The USS Iowa sits at anchor off Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Calif. The battleship is being prepared for berthing in San Pedro, Calif., as a floating museum.

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