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Educating future workers

Posted October 1, 2014 by Linda KC Reynolds

The Palmdale Aerospace Academy recently hosted the Antelope Valley Board of Trade business luncheon for September and the featured guest speaker was Christos Valiotis, physics professor at the Antelope Valley College.

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NASA scientist inspires local children

Posted May 15, 2015 by

You would expect that 7th and 8th grade students would be interested and impressed with stories about space from NASA Ames Chief Scientist, Dr. Jacob Cohen.

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Civ-Mil support group barbecue slated for July 26

Posted July 5, 2012 by

The Edwards AFB Civilian-Military Support Group invites everyone to their annual barbecue at the Hacienda Lane Ranch. On hand will be the Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., leadership team: Brig. Gen. Arnie Bunch, AFFTC commander Brig. Gen. Michael Brewer, 412th Test Wing commander Col. Amy Arwood, 95th Air Base Wing commander   Social hour runs…

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NASA chief technologist visits Mojave innovators

Posted February 1, 2013 by Raphael Jaffe

NASA photograph by Tom Tschida NASA Dryden engineer and project manager Jerry Budd shows off the recently completed 1/3-scale Twin Ventus glider center section that would be used to flight validate the aerodynamics of his Towed Glider Air-Launch concept to NASA chief technologist Mason Peck and deputy chief technologist Jim Adams as Dryden’s technology chief…

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Mojave Air & Space Port seeking new CEO

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The man who built a former Marine Corps Air Station into the nation’s first FAA-certified commercial spaceport is retiring, and the search is on to find a replacement. Stuart O. Witt, a former Navy Top Gun pilot, test pilot, and businessman, has informed directors of the Mojave Air and Space Port that he plans to…

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Lockheed chief test pilot hits 1,000 hours in Raptor

Posted April 13, 2012 by by Linda KC Reynolds

Friends and family gathered April 6 to congratulate F-22 Lockheed Martin Chief Test Pilot James “JB” Brown III on his 1,000 hours of flying an F-22 at the Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Brown is the first test pilot to reach 1,000 hours in a Raptor. Guests cheered as…

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NASA aircraft to fly over Los Angeles area Aug. 25

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NASA, in cooperation with the Federal Aviation Administration, will conduct training and photographic flights over the Los Angeles area Aug. 25. Two NASA jets, a T-38 and an F-18, will fly approximately 1,500 feet above Los Angeles starting at 8 a.m., PDT. If delayed by weather or other circumstances, the jets will fly at 12:30…

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Mojave Air & Space Port improvements continue

Posted May 15, 2013 by Raphael Jaffe

Actions by the Mojave ASP board continue to be directed at improvements in its physical facilities, pre-planning for an FAA grant, and how to handle the Plane Crazy Saturday event. Plane Crazy Saturday is sponsored by the Mojave Transportation Museum and takes place each third Saturday of the month. Pilots are invited to fly in…

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Air Delivery Platoon performs night drop

Posted May 1, 2015 by Lance Cpl. Fatmeh Saad

SSgt. Cristian D. Irula, a platoon sergeant with Air Delivery Platoon, 2nd Transportation Support Battalion and a native of Palmdale, Calif., has his parachute and gear checked during a night jump and cargo-drop exercise aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 21, 2015. The unit, along with Marines from Bravo Company, 2nd Radio Battalion performed the quarterly…

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Northrop Grumman provides Azusa elementary students with needed school supplies

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AZUSA, Calif. – Northrop Grumman’s Azusa, Calif., campus recently concluded its third annual pencil box drive to benefit the Azusa Unified School District’s Mountain View Elementary School. “Thanks to the charitable efforts by employees at the Azusa campus, every student at Mountain View now has needed items such as pencils, crayons, rulers and many other…

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