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July 20, 1969: One giant leap for mankind

July 1969. It's a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy's challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

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Living in deep space

Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo container used to transfer cargo to the International Space Station, Lockheed Martin is prototyping a deep space habitat for NASA at Kennedy Space Center.

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Command and Control: The key to winning wars

Four F-22 Raptors fly in and secure the airspace, behind them two F-16 Vipers ready their payload and prepare to drop bombs on an enemy target.

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Arizona ANG firefighters support blaze battle

Arizona’s wildfire season has been a tough one this year with more than a dozen fires raging throughout the state.

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All eyes to the sky in Operation Swift Response

All eyes went to the sky as 500 military paratroopers -- comprised of U.S., Canadian and Italian forces -- dropped from wave after wave of C-130 aircraft during Operation Swift Response, July 18, at the Bezmer Air Base in Bulgaria as part of Exercise Saber Guardian 17.


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Events for May 2016

Posted  May 4, 2016

May 6-7 — 2nd EARSeL SIG LU/LC and NASA LCLUC Joint Workshop, Prague, Czech Republic May 6-13 — International Virtual Observatory Alliance Interoperability Meeting, Cape Town, South Africa May 9 — Lecture: Titan Cloud Modeling, Ithaca, N.Y. May 9-11 — XMM-Newton 2016 Science Workshop: The Next Decade, Madrid, Spain May 9-11 — Scientific Ballooning Technologies…

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Keep on rockin’ – Little Rock AFB receives additional C-130J

Posted  May 4, 2016

Lockheed Martin photograph by Damien A. Guarnieri. A U.S. Air Force crew ferried a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta, Ga., April 29, 2016. This aircraft is assigned to the 61st Airlift Squadron at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. The 61st, which has operated C-130s since 1956, is part…

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Total force Airmen complete Icelandic Air Surveillance mission

Posted  May 4, 2016

It seems like April flew by... much like the U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter aircraft did throughout the skies of Iceland.

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Raytheon ramps up deliveries of small unmanned air systems

Posted  May 4, 2016

Responding to growing war fighter demand, Raytheon has increased deliveries of its small unmanned aircraft systems. The company has also formed a new UAS directorate within the Advanced Missile Systems product line in Tucson, Ariz., that combines expertise in small UAS airframe and integration, with mission payload, command and control, and technology from across the…

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SMC creates remote sensing data lab

Posted  May 4, 2016

The Space and Missile Systems Center Remote Sensing Directorate is opening a new data utilization laboratory in Boulder, Colo. The lab will provide an innovation environment to develop and demonstrate applications that can maximize utilization of remote sensing data to support joint warfighter operations in the field.  The lab will offer academia, industry and other…

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