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NASA commercial crew partners complete 23 milestones in 2014

Posted December 24, 2014 by

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and the agency’s industry partners completed 23 agreement and contract milestones in 2014 and participated in thousands of hours of technical review sessions. The sessions focused on creating a new generation of safe, reliable and cost-effective crew space transportation systems to low-Earth orbit destinations. “To say we’ve been busy would truly…

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Lockheed Martin employees raise $140,797 to support 16 Palmdale-area nonprofits

Posted December 24, 2014 by

PALMDALE, Calif. – Lockheed Martin’s Aeronautics Employees Reaching Out Club, an employee-run charity, delivered grants totaling $140,797 to Palmdale-area agencies primarily serving health, children, families, and housing needs in the community. The LM AERO Club raises funds through an annual employee charity campaign and a board of Palmdale-based employees work with local agencies to determine…

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Boeing, Kuwait Airways finalize order for 10 777-300ERs

Posted December 24, 2014 by

  Boeing and Kuwait Airways have finalized an order for 10 777-300ERs (Extended Range), valued at $3.3 billion at list prices. The order underlines the popularity of the 777-300ER as the preferred long-haul aircraft of many of the world’s leading airlines including those from the Middle East. The airline originally announced its intent to order…

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Luke returns F-16Ds to flight after longeron repair

Posted December 24, 2014 by SSgt. Luther Mitchell Jr.

Air Force officials removed 82 two-seat F-16D Fighting Falcons from flight earlier this summer after discovering cracks along the canopy sill longeron between the front and rear pilot seats.

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NASA selects commercial space partners for collaborative partnerships

Posted December 24, 2014 by

NASA announced Dec. 23 the selection of four U.S. companies to collaborate with NASA through unfunded partnerships to develop new space capabilities available to the government and other customers. The partnerships build on the success of NASA’s commercial spaceflight initiatives to leverage NASA experience and expertise into new capabilities. The Collaborations for Commercial Space Capabilities…

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Boeing delivers Azerbaijan Airlines’ first 787 Dreamliner

Posted December 24, 2014 by

Boeing and Azerbaijan Airlines Dec. 23 announced the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner.

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Luxembourg, US leaders commemorate Battle of the Bulge

Posted December 24, 2014 by SSgt. Joe W. McFadden

Nearly 200 Luxembourgers and Americans observed the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge during a commemorative ceremony Dec. 16, at Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg.

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Headlines December 22, 2014

Posted December 22, 2014 by

News: Report: DOD bomb hunters pried into U.S. firms, citizens – During some of the bloodiest days of U.S. combat in Afghanistan and the roadside bomb threat there, the Pentagon’s Joint IED Defeat Organization “improperly collected” intelligence on U.S. citizens and corporations to try to stem the threat, a Pentagon Inspector General report has found.  …

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News Briefs December 22, 2014

Posted December 22, 2014 by

U.K., Canadian military leaves to join Ebola fight Reservists and troops from Britain and Canada have left for Sierra Leone to help in the battle to contain the Ebola virus outbreak. British officials said Dec. 20 that 16 reservists and 100 regular military personnel left on a morning flight from the Brize Norton military airbase….

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Boeing, Malaysia Airlines celebrate 100th 737 delivery

Posted December 22, 2014 by

Boeing and Malaysia Airlines celebrated the carrier's 100th 737 direct delivery Dec. 19.

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