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A Shark in the desert

It’s pretty common around our desert home to see people come to a stop, bend their necks and look skyward as the sounds of aircraft herald their approach overhead.

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Bowers inspires students to be their best

Al Bowers, who is the chief scientist at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, loves to hear about the successes of people he has mentored. For decades he has been a strong supporter of education and seeding young minds.

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Wi-Fi in space, spacecraft technologies launched on Blue Origin rocket

A company vying to be the first internet service provider in space as well as a NASA monitoring system for testing technologies on suborbital vehicles were both carried into space when Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket successfully launched April 29.

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Sikorsky begins CH-53 King Stallion deliveries to Marine Corps

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, delivered the first CH-53 King Stallion helicopter to the U.S. Marine Corps May 16. The aircraft is the first of an expected 200 helicopters for the Marine Corps' fleet.

Aerotech News Digital Edition - May 18, 2018 News

Aerotech News Digital Edition – May 18, 2018

Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review digital edition! We have some great feature stories prepared for your reading enjoyment in this week’s issue. Check out our cover story on the Dream Chaser space plane, which recently wrapped up ground and flight testing conducted by NASA Armstrong at Edwards AFB.

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What looks good on paper may look good in space

Posted  September 25, 2017

Origami, the Japanese tradition of paper-folding, has inspired a number of unique spacecraft designs here. It's little wonder that it fascinates NASA engineers: origami can seem deceptively simple, hiding complex math within its creases.

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Northrop Grumman Remotec introduces next-gen multifunction, multimission robot

Posted  September 25, 2017

Northrop Grumman’s subsidiary Remotec Inc. is unveiling the newest member of the AndrosTM line of proven unmanned ground vehicles, the Interoperability Profile-compliant Nomad.

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U.S. bombers, fighter escorts fly over waters east of North Korea

Posted  September 25, 2017

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Joshua Smoot An Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, prepares to take off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Sept. 23, 2017. The mission was flown as part of the continuing demonstration of the U.S. commitment…

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Warbirds descend on Edwards for upcoming 70th Anniversary of Supersonic Flight

Posted  September 25, 2017

While Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., personnel were on the ground working on testing new aircraft and new systems, in the sky was a quartet of old aircraft about to land at the historic base.

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Raytheon’s Air & Missile Defense Radar tracks simultaneous missile targets for the first time

Posted  September 25, 2017

Raytheon’s AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar acquired and tracked multiple threat-representative targets simultaneously during its third dedicated flight test at the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii. Test success proved AN/SPY-6(V) integrated air and missile defense performance against a short-range ballistic missile target and multiple anti-ship cruise missile targets. The radar searched…

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