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Fourth Lockheed Martin-built MUOS secure comm satellite shipped

Posted June 29, 2015 by

Delivered by the U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin, the fourth Mobile User Objective System satellite arrived at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, yesterday prior to its expected August launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.

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AFTC needs to be ‘agile, ready, right’

Posted June 26, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The Air Force Test Center added a page to its three-year history June 18 when Maj. Gen. David A. Harris stepped into the role of commander. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command, presided as the center transitioned to a new leader for the very first time.

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Innovative system links Army networks with allies, agencies

Posted June 26, 2015 by David Vergun

An orchestra sounds better if everyone's on the same sheet of music. Having everyone on the same sheet of music also applies to all participants in a military operation or homeland security emergency response.

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Northrop Grumman hosts robotics, computer science projects for San Fernando Valley students

Posted June 24, 2015 by

Remote-controlled robots that play "basketball" and a website that lets students rate their teachers are among several projects designed by high school students in a mentoring program sponsored by Northrop Grumman.

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Boeing, Thai Airways International celebrate 25th direct 777 delivery

Posted June 24, 2015 by

Boeing and Thai Airways International Public Company Limited celebrated the Thailand flag carrier's 25th direct 777 delivery, a 777-300ER (Extended Range), from the Boeing delivery center in Everett, Wash. 

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Photograph courtesy of NASA/CXC/U. Wisconsin/S. Heinz
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NASA’s Chandra captures x-ray echoes pinpointing distant neutron star

Posted June 24, 2015 by

Astronomers using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory have discovered the largest and brightest set of rings from X-ray light echoes ever observed.

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Raptors bring intimidation to exercise Northern Edge

Posted June 24, 2015 by SSgt. William Banton

Its wide muzzle, short black broad nose with large nostrils and deep-set, dark eyes grimace intimidation across the patch on the right shoulder of the pilot boarding his aircraft while preparing to engage an enemy in the joint interoperability environment that is Northern Edge 2015.

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NASA-developed air traffic management tool flies into use

Posted June 24, 2015 by

A new software tool developed by NASA, and being deployed by the Federal Aviation Administration, is positioned to help air traffic controllers manage the nation’s skies.

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Photograph courtesy of the U.S. Army Sapper Leaders Course
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Army opens 20,563 engineering positions to women

Posted June 22, 2015 by David Vergun

Military Occupational Specialty, or MOS 12B, Combat Engineer is now open to all female enlisted soldiers of all components, according to Army Directive 2015-27.

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NASA signs agreement with Space Florida to operate historic landing facility

Posted June 22, 2015 by

A new agreement marks another step in the transformation of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida to a multi-user spaceport. NASA’s historic Shuttle Landing Facility, the site of one of the longest runways in the world, has a new operator.

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