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Business Development official visits Mojave Air/Space Port

Posted April 19, 2012 by by Raphael Jaffe

David Knudsen a senior business development specialist with the California Office of Business and Economic Development visited Mojave Air and Space Port April 17, and was impressed by what he saw there. He also attended the East Kern Airport District’s directors meeting. Other highlights of the meeting included approval of consulting service agreements with prospective…

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Enterprise to fly over New York City metro area April 23

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NASA’s 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft with space shuttle Enterprise mounted atop will fly at a relatively low altitude over various parts of the New York City metropolitan area April 23. The Federal Aviation Administration is coordinating the flight, which is scheduled to occur between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m., EDT. The exact route and timing of…

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NASA’s Orion spacecraft to appear alongside Discovery

Posted April 17, 2012 by

A full-scale test version of the Orion spacecraft is one of several NASA-sponsored exhibits that will appear alongside space shuttle Discovery at the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Va. Discovery flew over the Washington area April 17, and landed at Dulles. A transfer ceremony…

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Scaled Composites hosting career day at Mojave airport

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Raphael Jaffe

Timed to create a fun and family day in conjunction with Plane Crazy, Scaled Composites is holding its first-ever Career Day April 21, at the Mojave Air and Space Port, Calif. Scaled will open its hanger doors, and several dozen employees will be available to discus potential job fits with applicants. There is listing of…

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Boeing announces next leg of tour

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Boeing will bring the 787 Dreamliner to seven more cities on the sixth leg of the Dream Tour later this month and continuing into May. Stops include cities in the United Kingdom, Norway, Italy and the United States. “The Dream Tour has provided us with a great platform to show customers, partners, government officials and…

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Mojave Makers Open House shows group’s enthusiasm

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Raphael Jaffe

A new volunteer group at Mojave Air and Space Port is off to a good start, based on the interest of more than 30 visitors to its first open house April 10. The group is sort of a high tech hobby club that provides tools, space, support and social interaction to its members. They are…

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South Valley WorkSource Center to host recruitment for aerospace manufacturing jobs

Posted April 5, 2012 by

The South Valley WorkSource Center in Palmdale, Calif., will host a job recruitment April 10 for molders, trimmers and CNC operators to fill positions for an aerospace manufacturing company. The recruitment will be held at the SVWSC, located at 38510 Sierra Highway in Palmdale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants should arrive dressed for…

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NASA to host 75 social media followers at Dryden

Posted April 4, 2012 by

NASA will host 75 social media followers May 4 to go behind-the-scenes and learn more about NASA aeronautics, science and other projects at the agency’s Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif. Dryden is NASA’s primary center for atmospheric flight research and operations. Its remote location in the western Mojave Desert is uniquely situated for excellent…

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Northrop Grumman employee honored by San Fernando Valley Engineers’ Council

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Northrop Grumman employees and project teams were recognized for their outstanding engineering contributions by the San Fernando Valley Engineers’ Council during the organization’s 57th annual honors and awards banquet. “Northrop Grumman emphasizes the value of performance, but a critical component of that is the value of our employees and the important contributions that they make…

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Foundation hosing Excellence in Aviation awards

Posted March 30, 2012 by

The Flight Test Historical Foundation’s Excellence in Aviation awards are slated for 6 p.m., May 19. The dinner and silent auction fund raiser honorees are Dr.Buzz Aldrin and Maj.Gen. Joe Engle for Excellence in Space. Delford M. Smith for Excellence in Aviation Business. Col. Joe Kittinger for Excellence in Aviation; and Dr. James O. Young…

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