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Northrop Grumman photograph Space

Space telescope’s two halves powered for first time in one building

Northrop Grumman has successfully powered up the two main parts of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, a significant event in the test and integration phase of the program.

Air Force photograph by Alex R. Lloyd Defense

Pacer Classic III mods give T-38 new life

What do you do with airplanes that were built in the early 1960s and are planned to be flying well past their 70th birthday? You give them a structural makeover that will provide the strength and longevity to go the distance.

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Global partners work together to streamline C-17 operations

Personnel from the 305th Air Mobility Wing, U.S. Air Force leaders and Boeing representatives hosted the C-17 Globemaster III Enterprise Home Station Check Lean Event at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 18.

Air Force illustration by Master Sgt. William Vance Health & Safety

A peak behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas

Effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is possible, but many Airmen falsely think seeking medical help for PTSD will hurt their career and will not help them get better.

nasa-industry Space & Technology

NASA will seek partnership with U.S. industry to develop first gateway element

As part of the agency’s Exploration Campaign, NASA’s Gateway will become the orbital outpost for robotic and human exploration operations in deep space. Built with commercial and international partners, the Gateway will support exploration on and near the Moon, and beyond, including Mars.


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Ready to fly

Posted  December 1, 2017

A replica model of the original Red Bull Stratos Capsule will soon be on its way to the Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Centre in Kuwait, where it will be permanently displayed.

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Lockheed Martin completes Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1 satellite assembly, ships to environmental testing

Posted  December 1, 2017

Lockheed Martin photograph Lockheed Martin technicians loaded the Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1 communications satellite into its shipping container for delivery to environmental testing in California. Lockheed Martin has completed the major assembly of Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1 and has shipped the communications satellite to its Sunnyvale, Calif., facility to undergo critical environmental testing. The first of the modernized LM 2100 satellites,…

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HT AV December 1

Posted  December 1, 2017

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Adriel B. Hernandez-Garcia graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four…

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Headlines – November 29, 2017

Posted  November 29, 2017

News North Korea’s highest missile test yet means they could hit Washington – After months of quiet, North Korea resumed testing of its ballistic missile program Nov. 28, launching its highest missile to date, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.   U.S. faces uphill battle recouping arms from Syrian Kurds – The Donald Trump administration plans to…

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News Briefs – November 29, 2017

Posted  November 29, 2017

Report: North Korea fires ballistic missile The Yonhap news agency reports that North Korea has launched a ballistic missile. South Korea’s military says the missile was fired from an area north of Pyongyang early Nov. 29. The news agency reported South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff saying that it and U.S. authorities are analyzing the…

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