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Five tips for photographing Aug. 21 total solar eclipse

The total solar eclipse crossing America on Aug. 21 will be the first eclipse to march from sea to shining sea in nearly 100 years.

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Innovative experiment brings AF senior leaders to Holloman

Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, along with other distinguished visitors, observed a live-fly light attack aircraft experiment showcasing Air Force efforts for innovation Aug. 9, 2017, at Holloman AFB, N.M.

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Army study reveals new findings on human-autonomy interaction

A team of Army scientists and engineers at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., have challenged long-held views in the area of human-autonomy interaction to change the way science involves people, especially in developing advanced technical systems that involve artificial intelligence and autonomy.

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NASA selects proposals to study galaxies, stars, planets

NASA has selected six astrophysics Explorers Program proposals for concept studies.

Air Force photograph by Paul Holcomb Defense

Final Hill AFB F-16 goes through phase

As the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, transition from the F-16 Fighting Falcon to the F-35A Lightning II, milestones occur frequently.


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Northrop Grumman’s Astro Aerospace selected for Airbus Inmarsat 6 L-band antenna reflectors

Posted  March 31, 2017

Astro Aerospace, a Northrop Grumman business, has been selected by Airbus Defence and Space to provide the nine meter L-band mesh reflectors for two Inmarsat 6 satellites. Astro Aerospace has 100 percent on-orbit success since 1958 and provides the most advanced and reliable unfurlable mesh reflector technology on the market. Astro Aerospace’s unique AstroMesh® technology…

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Team tests ground equipment concept demonstrator here

Posted  February 24, 2017

A team working with the 412th Logistics Test Squadron at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., recently completed tests on an all-electric aircraft power supply unit here.

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VA adopts American Cancer Society mammogram screening guidelines

Posted  May 10, 2017

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced May 9 it is adopting American Cancer Society breast cancer screening guidelines that give women a choice to begin screening at age 40. The guidelines also recommend starting yearly mammograms by age 45 and then every other year from age 55. The guidelines apply to women at average risk…

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Lancaster VA Clinic host open house for veterans

Posted  March 31, 2017

VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System is hosting an Open House for Veterans at the Lancaster Community Based Outpatient Clinic, 340 E. Ave I Suite 108, Lancaster, CA 93535 on April 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Veterans and family members can receive information about VA specialty programs, local job opportunities and healthcare enrollment….

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Raytheon to start planning Gallium Nitride for AN/TPY-2 radars

Posted  October 3, 2016

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Raytheon a contract modification to develop a transition to production process to incorporate Gallium Nitride, or GaN, components into existing and future AN/TPY-2 radars. This initial effort will support the transition from Gallium Arsenide to GaN technology, which would further modernize the ballistic missile defense radar and drive…

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