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Can you see me now? Lakebeds ‘restriped’

Posted July 17, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Edwards Air Force Base is a prime location for flight test, but not just because of the high caliber of test pilots, engineers and maintenance professionals who train and work here. In fact, it's the natural resources like the 64.55 square miles of dry lakebeds that make the area so ideal.

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Honorary commanders tour ‘best day ever’

Posted July 17, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

The 2015 honorary commanders were welcomed back to Edwards AFB in California July 10 for a look at the flight test mission.

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NASA taking part in Thursday Night on the Square

Posted July 17, 2015 by Linda KC Reynolds

NASA Armstrong's Office of Education is taking part in Palmdale’s Thursday Night on the Square at Aero Institute through Aug. 18.

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NASA Armstrong leads team to test effects of volcanic ash on aircraft engines

Posted July 17, 2015 by Jet Fabara

With approximately 1,500 potentially active volcanoes worldwide, more than 80 commercial aircraft have unexpectedly encountered volcanic ash in flight and at airports in the past 15 years, according to the United States Geological Survey.

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Teachers learn about NASA’s telescopes, Hubble, SOFIA

Posted July 15, 2015 by

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center's education office held a teachers' workshop in recognition of the 25th Hubble Space Telescope anniversary April 23, which included comparison to the German telescope mounted in the agency's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) 747 aircraft.

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NASA’s New Horizons ‘phones home’ safe after Pluto flyby

Posted July 15, 2015 by

The call everyone was waiting for is in. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft phoned home just before 9 p.m., EDT, July 14 to tell the mission team and the world it had accomplished the historic first-ever flyby of Pluto.

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Airmen share aerial refueling tactics with RAAF

Posted July 13, 2015 by SSgt. Alexander Martinez

Army photograph by Sgt. Steven Peterson from the 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron from Kadena Air Base, Japan, partner with members of the Australian Army for a refueling exercise at the Royal Australian Air Force Base Darwin, Australia, July 8, 2015, during Talisman Sabre 2015. Talisman Sabre is a biennial exercise that provides an invaluable opportunity…

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Point Mugu welcomes last Navy EA-6B Prowler

Posted July 13, 2015 by

With a screaming growl, the last U.S. Navy EA-6B Prowler banked over the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division’s Electronic Warfare Laboratory at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, Calif., completing a victory lap around the installation before coming in for a final landing June 27.

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Army needs one ‘solid network’ to protect against cyber threats

Posted July 10, 2015 by Lora Strum

From computers and laptops, to smartphones and tablets, being "in the know" is the baseline for effective organization and leadership.

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Airmen train for ‘new wild, wild west’ in cyber domain

Posted July 10, 2015 by SSgt. Jarrod Chavana

On any given day, the Defense Department defends itself against numerous cyber-attacks at installations throughout the world. To help combat this growing threat, Airmen from the 39th Information Operations Squadron train to defend computer networks against invisible ordnance in the operational domain of cyberspace.

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