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Boeing Phantom Phoenix small satellites reduce manufacturing, mission costs

Posted April 12, 2013 by

Boeing photograph Boeing is developing a family of small satellite prototypes, called Phantom Phoenix, that can quickly and affordably be manufactured and configured for specific missions. Boeing is developing a family of small satellite prototypes, called Phantom Phoenix, that can quickly and affordably be manufactured and configured for specific missions. Sharing a common architecture, flight…

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Increased space, cyber threats top concerns for AF Space Command

Posted November 22, 2013 by SSgt. Carlin Leslie

Gen. William L. Shelton, Commander of Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., addresses Air Force Association Members during the Pacific Air and Space Symposium in Los Angeles, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013. Shelton discussed the importance of space and cyberspace operations and the foundational capability they provide to our nation and joint military…

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Northrop Grumman STEM program fosters interest in science and technology for local students

Posted April 13, 2012 by

AZUSA, Calif. – Northrop Grumman’s Azusa campus recently hosted the Legoâ„¢ STEM Project competition, to introduce…

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Air Force general explains force structure decisions to Congress

Posted July 20, 2012 by By TSgt. Richard A. Williams Jr.

The Air Force deputy chief of staff for strategic plans and programs testified on proposed force structure changes before the House Armed Services Committee July 12. Lt. Gen. Christopher Miller answered...

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SMC commander speakers to veterans’ group

Posted February 15, 2013 by

Air Force photograph by Hien Vu Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Space and Missile Systems Center commander, speaks at the American Legion Post 43 in Hollywood, Calif., Feb. 4. She spoke about the evolution of space capabilities in support of U.S. Armed Forces in wars and conflicts since World War I to an audience of nearly…

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Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne engines boost latest communication satellite into orbit

Posted May 31, 2013 by

CANOGA PARK, Calif. -Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne engines provided the power to successfully place the fifth in a series of Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-5) communication satellites into orbit May 24 for the U.S. military. The mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV medium rocket with…

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Historic battleship becoming Naval museum in Southern California

Posted May 25, 2012 by by Eric Risberg

Firing its 16-inch guns in the Arabian Sea, the USS Iowa shuddered. As the sky turned orange, a blast of heat from the massive guns washed over the battleship. This was the Iowa of the late 1980s, at the end of...

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Parking garage officially opens

Posted August 31, 2012 by Air Force photograph by Jim Gordon

Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, Space and Missile Systems Center commander at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.,receives help cutting the ribbon to open Los Angeles Air Force Base's new parking garage.

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SMC annual award winners announced

Posted March 11, 2013 by Alicia Garges

Air Force photograph by Jim Gordon The SMC Annual Award winners pose for a group photo at the Awards Banquet, March 1. The Space and Missile Systems Center annual awards were presented at a March 1 banquet on base. Awards were presented in 15 individual and team categories. In base-wide message announcing the winners, Maj….

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Boeing communications relay satellites complete space, Earthly testing

Posted August 23, 2013 by

Two Boeing Tracking and Data Relay Satellites have completed testing milestones – one in space and the other on Earth – marking more progress in enhancing the tracking and communications network used by NASA and its customers.

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