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Defense

End of an era for Academy’s gliders

Posted July 27, 2012 by by Amber Baillie

The TG-10C gliders that have been the Air Force Academy's sailplane of choice for basic and aerobatic training for the last decade ascended for its final flight in Colorado Springs, Colo., July 23.

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DOD approves plan to lift F-22 restrictions

Posted July 26, 2012 by by MSgt. Amaani Lyle

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz said here July 24 the Air Force has data indicating the cause of the F-22 Raptor's hypoxia-related incidents stem from the quantity, not the quality, of oxygen available...

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Space

Aeroshell to protect Mars Science Laboratory on descent

Posted July 26, 2012 by

After a journey of 245 days across 352 million miles, the moment of truth for the Mars Science Laboratory begins late in the evening of Aug. 5 when the spacecraft roars into the Martian atmosphere, traveling at...

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Defense

Air Force will thrive despite fiscal challenges

Posted July 26, 2012 by by Jim Garamone

The Air Force has reinvigorated the service's nuclear mission, incorporated unmanned aerial capabilities and made progress in acquisition, the service's chief of staff told reporters July 24.

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Business

Lockheed Martin completes JASSM F-15E integration with successful all-up round flight test

Posted July 26, 2012 by

Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile recently completed F-15E platform integration with a successful all-up round flight test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

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NASA’s Space Launch System passes major agency review, moves to preliminary design

Posted July 25, 2012 by

The rocket that will launch humans farther into space than ever before passed a major NASA review July 25.

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Satellites see unprecedented Greenland ice sheet surface melt

Posted July 25, 2012 by

For several days this month, Greenland's surface ice cover melted over a larger area than at any time in more than 30 years of satellite...

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Veterans

New website honors service members’ valor

Posted July 25, 2012 by by Jim Garamone

The Defense Department unveiled a new website July 25 that honors service members' highest acts of valor.

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Events

15th Annual RoboSub Competition wraps up in San Diego

Posted July 25, 2012 by by PO2 Foster Bamford

The Office of Naval Research in conjunction with the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International sponsored the 15th annual RoboSub competition hosted at the Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Transducer Evaluation Center in San Diego, July 17-22.

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Business

Boeing, Aeromexico announce commitment for 100 airplanes

Posted July 25, 2012 by

Boeing announced July 25 a commitment by Aeromexico to purchase up to 100 single- and twin-aisle airplanes - a combination of 737 MAXs and 787 Dreamliners - in an agreement that will fuel the airline's expansion.

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