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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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Business

Boeing announces presence for EAA AirVenture Air Show at Oshkosh

Posted  July 22, 2016

Boeing, a Platinum Sponsor of the 2016 EAA AirVenture Air Show at Oshkosh, announced today the activities it has planned for the annual air show, July 25-31, 2016. “Everyone at Boeing is looking forward to celebrating the company’s centennial with aviation enthusiasts at this year’s AirVenture,” said Rick Anderson, vice president of sales and marketing,…

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SSL to provide robotic arms to DARPA for satellite servicing

Posted  July 22, 2016

Space Systems Loral, a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced it has received $20.7 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to design and build robotic arm flight hardware for the first phase of the agency's Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites program.

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Defense

Future USS Detroit completes acceptance trial

Posted  July 22, 2016

Navy photograph by POC Sam Shavers Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus speaks with media after the christening ceremony of the future littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) at Marinette Marine Corp. shipyard in Marinette, Wisc. Future USS Detroit (LCS 7) successfully concluded its acceptance trial July 15, 2016, after completing a series…

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Kids learn about mom, dad’s work at NASA Armstrong

Posted  July 22, 2016

Izadel “Izzy” Rosas sits in the cockpit of the F/A-18, grabs a hold of the control stick and smiles.

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Defense

USS Eisenhower conducts first OIR missions from Arabian Gulf

Posted  July 22, 2016

Navy photograph by PO3 Bobby Baldock An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Sidewinders of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86 prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) in support of air strikes from the Arabian Gulf. Dwight D. Eisenhower and its carrier strike group are deployed in support of…

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