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Certifiable Predator B completes critical design review

Posted June 15, 2015 by

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced June 15 that it reached a significant milestone in its Independent Research and Development program to design, develop, and produce a variant of the Predator® B RPA to be certified for flight according to the NATO Airworthiness Standard for unmanned aircraft.

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Northrop successfully delivers primary mirror PICTURE B mission

Posted June 12, 2015 by

Designed to significantly advance the science and technology supporting exoplanet research, the PICTURE B mission by the Center for Atmospheric Research at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, reached a major milestone.

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DHS student awarded DAR bronze medal

Posted June 10, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Cadet Lt. Col. Krista Antonio was awarded a bronze medal from the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution for her record of military and scholastic achievement as member of the Desert High School JROTC. The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has presented…

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NASA’s LDSD project completes second experimental test flight

Posted June 10, 2015 by

NASA photograph by Bill Ingalls NASA’s Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator hangs from a launch tower at U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii. The saucer-shaped vehicle will test two devices for landing heavy payloads on Mars: an inflatable donut-shaped device and a supersonic parachute. The launch tower helps link the vehicle to a balloon;…

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U.S. paratroopers, WWII veterans pay homage to D-Day 71st anniversary

Posted June 10, 2015 by SSgt. Opal Vaughn

It has been nicknamed the "longest day" and has had more movies played on the silver screen than most. But no matter how many times the stories are told, they never get old and will never be forgotten.

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NASA releases detailed global climate change projections

Posted June 10, 2015 by

NASA photograph The new NASA global data set combines historical measurements with data from climate simulations using the best available computer models to provide forecasts of how global temperature (shown here) and precipitation might change up to 2100 under different greenhouse gas emissions scenarios. NASA has released data showing how temperature and rainfall patterns worldwide…

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Royal Australian Navy MH-60Rs arrive at Patuxent River, depart for Australia

Posted June 10, 2015 by

Two of the Royal Australian Navy’s MH-60R Seahawk helicopters were loaded onto a Royal Australian Air Force C-17 at Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (HX) 21 at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., for delivery to their new home in Australia May 27, 2015.

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NASA selects eight projects for 2016 X-Hab academic innovation challenge

Posted June 10, 2015 by

NASA is working with eight U.S. universities on new technology projects for deep space exploration, including the agency’s journey to Mars, as part of the 2016 X-Hab Academic Innovation Challenge.

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Northrop Grumman NATO AGS to be tested at Edwards

Posted June 10, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Northrop Grumman unveiled the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance system June 4 at its Site 3 facility at U.S. Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif. PALMDALE, Calif.–Northrop Grumman’s family of high-altitude long endurance unmanned aircraft systems welcomed its newest member June 4. The new Alliance Ground Surveillance system is…

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Global Vigilance CTF welcomes new director

Posted June 10, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber Lt. Col. Cory Naddy (right) accepts the Global Vigilance Combined Test Force guidon from Col. Rod Todaro, 412th Operations Group commander, June 5. The Global Vigilance Combined Test Force at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., welcomed a new director June 5. Lt. Col. Cory Naddy is joining the GVCTF…

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