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Blackbird Airpark offers inside look at spy planes 50 years after Cuban Missile Crisis

Posted April 19, 2012 by by Laura Mowry

In 1962, after unsuccessful attempts were made by U.S.-backed Cuban exiles to overthrow the Cuban government, Soviet Union leader Nikita Khrushchev made Cuba an offer they couldn’t resist – an agreement to defend against an attack…

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NASA marks Earth Day with public events, online activities

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NASA will celebrate the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day this week with several live and online activities to engage the public about the agency’s mission to use space to explore and better understand our planet. NASA will host three days of displays and presentations open to the public on the National Mall in Washington from…

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National World War II Museum brings to life the American experience during the war

Posted April 19, 2012 by by Marti Jaramillo

Founded as the National D-day Museum and now designated by Congress as America's Official World War II Museum, The National World War II Museum in New Orleans clarifies the American experience during the war years with moving, personal stories, historic artifacts...

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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

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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

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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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