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Lockheed Martin delivers NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft to launch site

NASA's asteroid sampling spacecraft, OSIRIS-REx, took an across-country journey of about 1,600 miles before it launches on its 509 million mile journey to the asteroid Bennu.

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Raytheon begins delivery of railgun pulse power containers

Raytheon has begun deliveries of pulse power containers in support of the U.S. Navy's Railgun program.

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Original stator replaced at AEDC Propulsion Wind Tunnel Facility

The Propulsion Wind Tunnel facility at AEDC is known for its four powerful motors and having the world's most horsepower on a horizontal shaft for its compressors.

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Boeing, Vietjet finalize Vietnam’s largest ever commercial airplane purchase

VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Company and Boeing have finalized an order for 100 737 MAX 200 airplanes, the largest ever single commercial airplane purchase in Vietnam aviation.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Towns and cities always have secrets and when it comes to aviation and history, and Lancaster, Calif., is no exception.


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Headlines – May 11, 2016

Posted  May 11, 2016

News X-37B approaches a year in space on its secret military mission – One of the most mysterious craft ever to be flown by the U.S. military is approaching a year in orbit.     Business U.S. diplomats at SOFEX highlight defense industry prospects in Middle East – Commercial officers from the U.S. embassy in…

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News Briefs – May 11, 2016

Posted  May 11, 2016

China hopes for progress with new Philippine government China said May 10 that it hopes to work with the Philippines’ new government to resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea, but insisted the onus is on Manila to lower tensions. Beijing hopes the Philippines will “meet China halfway, taking concrete measures to properly deal…

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Defense

Dugway tests system for easier UAS transit

Posted  May 11, 2016

A radar-based system tested at Dugway will soon allow military operators of unmanned aerial vehicles to fly within the National Airspace System to help maintain their skills.

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Defense

Carter announces 2016s top military installations

Posted  May 11, 2016

Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced May 10 the 2016 recipients of the Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence. This year’s award recipients are:   * U.S. Army Garrison Fort Campbell, Ky., commander: Army Col. James R. Salome; * Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., commander: Marine Corps Col. Sekou S. Karega;  * Naval Air Station…

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NASA photograph by Kim Shifflett
Business

Orion Exploration Mission-1 crew module pressure tested

Posted  May 11, 2016

The Lockheed Martin and NASA Orion team has successfully proof-pressure tested the Orion spacecraft's Exploration Mission-1 crew module.

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