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Northrop Grumman products from across country support ULA Delta IV launch of WGS-10 spacecraft

Northrop Grumman provided a wide array of innovative technologies for the successful March 15 launch and deployment of the 10th Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-10) on a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

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High Desert Hangar Stories: Lockheed remembers one of its own – Part One

We will never see another conflict like the one we had in World War II, because life and technology have moved forward since that time. Looking back at the way things were yesterday, it’s hard to imagine the everyday life of Americans during that incredibly trying time.

Defense

SECAF, CSAF outline service’s priorities, aspirations to Senate subcommittee

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson told senators March 13 that the service’s $165 billion budget for fiscal year 2020 is designed to make the force larger, more ready and modern while also positioning it to better confront changing threats in space and globally.

Sports

NASA astronauts arrive safely at space station

Three crew members have arrived safely at the International Space Station, following a successful launch and docking of their Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft March 14.

Technology

From seawater to jet fuel: NAWCWD teams up with ONR Global for biosynthetic research

“There are plenty of examples how biology has made superior materials,” says Dr. Patrick Rose, science director for Synthetic Biology at the Office of Naval Research Global. “Synthetic biology is a technology platform that allows scientists to apply engineering principles to re-engineer biological processes and make desired products from such amazing natural features.”


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Northrop awards scholarships to two students

Posted  May 29, 2015

Northrop Grumman recently announced winners of its eighth annual Engineering Scholars program, which will provide college scholarships to graduating high school seniors in the greater San Fernando Valley community who are interested in studying engineering, computer science, physics or mathematics. During an awards reception hosted by Northrop Grumman’s Woodland Hills, Calif., facility May 21, Huong…

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NASA’s WISE spacecraft discovers most luminous galaxy in universe

Posted  May 22, 2015

A remote galaxy shining with the light of more than 300 trillion suns has been discovered using data from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. The galaxy is the most luminous galaxy found to date and belongs to a new class of objects recently discovered by WISE — extremely luminous infrared galaxies, or ELIRGs. “We are…

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Air Force successfully launches the AFSPC-5 mission

Posted  May 22, 2015

The Air Force and its mission partners successfully launched the AFSPC-5 mission aboard the Space and Missile Systems Center procured United Launch Alliance Atlas V launch vehicle at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., May 20, at 11:05 a.m., EST. There were no issues reported with the launch. “Today’s successful launch is the direct result…

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Olympic Athletes make it special for everyone

Posted  May 15, 2015

Athletes from the Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita and the greater Tri Valley areas participated in the Special Olympics May 2 at the Palmdale High School where they competed in basketball, track-and-field, swimming and other events. “I couldn’t be more proud of our athletes, our volunteers, our cheerleaders in the stands and especially our military for…

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NASA scientist inspires local children

Posted  May 15, 2015

You would expect that 7th and 8th grade students would be interested and impressed with stories about space from NASA Ames Chief Scientist, Dr. Jacob Cohen. Maybe you wouldn’t expect that they would laugh, engage in reciprocal discussions and leave with life lessons, but that is certainly what occurred during a presentation April 30 at…

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