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Defense

A-4 Skyhawks support F-35 operational testing

Posted August 28, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Courtesy photograph by Frank Crebas Pictured from top down is an F-35 Lightning II, an F-16 Fighting Falcon and an A-4 Skyhawk. In support of an operational test exercise for their F-35s, the Royal Netherlands Air Force contingent at Edwards brought in six A-4s from Draken International, six F-16s from the 162nd Fighter Wing, Arizona…

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NASA concludes series of engine tests for next-gen rocket

Posted August 28, 2015 by

NASA has completed the first developmental test series on the RS-25 engines that will power the agency's new Space Launch System rocket on missions deeper into space than ever before.

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Lockheed Martin makes tiny satellite cooling system

Posted August 26, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin scientists are packing three times the power density into a key satellite cooling system whose previous design is already the lightest in its class. This project continues the company’s effort to reduce component size, enabling compact, higher-power spacecraft payloads and smaller sensor platforms back on Earth. Highly sophisticated electronics like satellite sensors and…

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Space Camp: Once in a lifetime experience

Posted August 26, 2015 by

PALMDALE, Calif.–Amazing, inspiring and motivating were a few of the words Space Camp graduates Lauren Baker and Ethan Calderone used to describe their experience recent experience at Space Camp. Ethan Calderone, a Palmdale Aerospace Academy 8th grade student, saw Space Camp as a great opportunity. I find aerospace and astroscience extremely interesting and fun; and…

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Northrop Grumman delivers telescope structure for James Webb Space Telescope

Posted August 26, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman delivered on schedule the telescope structure for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope Aug. 24 to Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., paving the way for the integration of the 18 hexagonal mirrors that will help scientists observe the formation of the first stars and galaxies over 13.5 billion years ago. 

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Integration lab to support C-5 software, hardware upgrades

Posted August 26, 2015 by Jenny Gordon

Air Force photograph by Tommie Horton The 402nd Software Maintenance Group has been tasked by the C-5 System Program Office with updating the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex C-5 System Integration Lab with installation of a new Core Mission Computer and Color Weather Radar. The tasking is in support of an effort by Lockheed Martin…

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Senior leaders give State of the Air Force address

Posted August 26, 2015 by SrA. Hailey Haux

Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James and Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III held a State of the Air Force address at the Pentagon, Aug. 24.

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U.S. Navy Demonstrates Endurance on the MQ-8C Fire Scout

Posted August 26, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have successfully demonstrated endurance capabilities with the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter.

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Veterans remember Gulf War 25 years later

Posted August 26, 2015 by Megan Locke Simpson

Twenty-five years ago this month, Iraq invaded Kuwait. Shortly thereafter, the 101st Airborne Division deployed to the Middle East as part of the U.S. response to the action in what became known as the Gulf War.

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Northrop Grumman delivers 150th KC-10 extender from depot to U.S. Air Force

Posted August 26, 2015 by

Northrop Grumman photograph A KC-10 Extender leaves Northrop Grumman’s depot in Lake Charles, La. Northrop Grumman recently delivered the 150th KC-10 Extender aircraft from a maintenance depot to the United States Air Force. The program’s depots are located in Lake Charles, La., and Greensboro, N.C. “The delivery of the 150th KC-10 depot aircraft contributes to…

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