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Northrop Grumman ships payload module two months early for AEHF satellite

Posted April 11, 2014 by

Northrop Grumman Corporation continued its record of shipping Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite payload modules ahead of schedule when the fourth arrived Feb. 11, nearly two months early, at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Sunnyvale, Calif., AEHF system prime contractor.

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SMC airmen lend a hand at Operation U.S. Mint

Posted April 27, 2012 by Staff

Capt. Adam Zanotti passes a box of Girl Scout cookies to a young girl assisting in Operation U.S. Mint April 17, 2012. Operation U.S. Mint is a partnership between the Girls Scouts organization and the United Services Organization to donate Girl Scout cookies to the U.S. military. More than 18,000…

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Contract modification awarded for WGS satellite enhancement

Posted July 20, 2012 by

The U.S. Air Force Space Command has awarded a $111 million contract modification to Boeing Space and Intelligence Systems. The contract is for the development and production of an enhanced...

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The Avengers assemble in Exchange and Marvel’s latest military-only free comic

Posted February 22, 2013 by Chris Ward

Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye, Hulk, and Black Widow are all making their way to military installations around the world via one million free comic books published exclusively for the Armed Forces by the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Marvel Custom Solutions. The new full-color comic, titled “Double Vision,” opens five years in the…

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MILSATCOM wins volleyball championship

Posted June 7, 2013 by

Air Force photograph by Joe Juarez Players from SMCís Infrared Space Systems directorate volleyball team attempt to block a return shot from the MILSATCOM team during a playoff game, May 30. The MILSATCOM team won the match for the overall volleyball championship.

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Lockheed Martin orbits 100th, 101st commercial geo satellites with successful launch

Posted May 25, 2012 by Staff

The 100th and 101st Lockheed Martin commercial geostationary communication satellites have been successfully placed in orbit ...

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Senior leaders stress safety over Labor Day weekend

Posted August 31, 2012 by

A special message from Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy....

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SMC commander addresses base

Posted March 11, 2013 by

Air Force photograph by Joe Juarez Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, SMC commander, addresses the base work force, Feb. 28. The general spoke about the state of SMCís commitments and addressed the fiscal year 2013 budget uncertainty.

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ATK delivers backbone of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

Posted August 23, 2013 by

ATK has shipped the primary mirror backplane support structure for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope to Marshall Space Flight Center, completing an important milestone for the most powerful space telescope ever to be built.

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Northrop Grumman-built CERES sensor makes ‘first light’ observation

Posted March 26, 2012 by Staff

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. ““ Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System, the Northrop Grumman-built instrument aboard NASA’s Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership satellite, was activated and has delivered its first images. The CERES…

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