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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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Fresh Eyes on Mars: Mars 2020 LVS tested through NASA’s FO program

Posted  October 7, 2016

NASA tested new “eyes” for its next Mars rover mission on a rocket built by Masten Space Systems in Mojave, Calif., in 2014, thanks in part to NASA’s Flight Opportunities Program, or FO program.

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Lockheed Martin to upgrade U.S. Navy’s shipboard electronic warfare systems

Posted  October 7, 2016

Lockheed Martin continues to make technological advances in its electronic warfare portfolio that will keep the warfighter a step ahead.

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Test Pilot School students validate “smart” aircraft control system

Posted  October 7, 2016

Air Force photograph by Capt. Craig Porter The F-16 VISTA tracks and targets a T-38s during testing of the L1 Adaptive Control System recently. The control system was designed and built by a team from the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, and tested by U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Class 16A as a Test…

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McCarthy to hold U.S. Service Academy forum

Posted  October 7, 2016

Congressman Kevin McCarthy will hold a forum in Bakersfield for students in the 23rd Congressional District interested in attending one of the U.S. Service Academies Oct. 29, 2016. “Our nation’s Service Academies provide our students with the opportunity to obtain an excellent education and also equip our young people with the skills to become great…

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NASA Armstrong educating teachers

Posted  October 7, 2016

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Getting educated — Teachers Lori Britiset, Jaqueline Ortiz, Kathleen Hackel and Karla Ortiz attended a NASA workshop where they learned about water filtration and how critical it is for astronauts to recycle water. Just in time for Earth Science Week, Oct 9-15, teachers were shown several ways they can teach…

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