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Sounding rocket takes second look at sun

As the principal investigator for the Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment, or EVE, instrument aboard NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, Tom Woods is all too familiar with the ways that exposure to the harsh space environment can lead to a spacecraft instrument’s degradation.

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Boeing, FedEx Express announce order for 24 medium, large freighters

Boeing and FedEx Express announced June 19 a new order for 12 767 Freighters and 12 777 Freighters as the world's largest air cargo carrier continues to invest in the industry's most capable freighters to better serve its customers.

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Army World War II veterans hold emotional final reunion

For years, veterans of the Army's 66th Infantry Division have reunited to reminisce about their time together fighting in World War II, to share stories of how their lives have changed since then, and to recall fond memories of those brothers they lost along the way.

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Aerotech News Digital Edition – June 15, 2018

Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA – June 15, 2018 http://online.flipbuilder.com/vzwd/ggjb/ Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edtion! We have SO MUCH GREAT READING in this week’s issue of Aerotech – starting with our cover story, the arrival…

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‘Bomber Bob’ Inducted to Patriot Guard Riders

Robert Wood, at 93, needs a little help getting around, but there is a good reason his nickname is "Bomber Bob." During World War II, history's greatest conflict, theretired Edwards Air Force Base engineer survived 35 bombing missions over Nazi Germany, serving as a command pilot on a B-17 Flying Fortress dubbed "Miss Behavin'."


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Space & Technology

HIAD heat shield material feels burn during arc jet testing

Posted  September 22, 2017

NASA heat shield material that could one day be used on an inflatable aeroshell during atmospheric entry on Mars recently underwent testing at Boeing’s Large Core Arc Tunnel in St. Louis, Mo.

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Veterans

Finally home: Marine killed 74 years ago laid to rest

Posted  September 22, 2017

Cpl. Raymond Clark Snapp is finally at rest, 74 years after his death. In October 1941, the young man from a small town in northeast Texas enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps just two months before the attack on Pearl Harbor. Snapp was later injured in the Battle of Guadalcanal and taken to Honolulu to…

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Defense

Air Force supplements F-35 at sea

Posted  September 22, 2017

The Air Force’s 33rd Maintenance Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., provided training and support to F-35C Lightning II operations aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln from Aug. 30 to Sept. 7, 2017.

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Veterans

Vietnam War soldier to receive Medal of Honor for actions in Laos

Posted  September 22, 2017

Photograph courtesy of Gary M. Rose Then-Sgt. Gary Rose in Kontum, Vietnam, 1970. Retired Capt. Gary Michael Rose will receive the Medal of Honor at a White House ceremony on Oct. 23, the White House announced Sept. 20. The White House announced Sept. 20 that retired Army Capt. Gary Michael Rose will receive the Medal…

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Technology

Air Force Scientific Advisory Board announces 2018 studies

Posted  September 22, 2017

The Air Force Scientific Advisory Board revealed its 2018 major studies during their Fall meeting Sept. 21, 2017, in Arlington, Va. The new study areas focus on topics deemed critical by the secretary of the Air Force and chief of staff of the Air Force. Maintaining technology superiority is the larger of the two studies…

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