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Stratolaunch Aircraft hits another milestone with completion of first phase of engine testing

Stratolaunch Systems Corporation completed the first phase of engine testing for its Stratolaunch aircraft at its facility at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California.

Air Force photograph by Rick Goodfriend Defense

AEDC J-5 Rocket Motor Test Facility undergoing complete renovation

As part of the Hypersonic Test and Evaluation Investment Program, a team of AEDC engineers is heading up the Hypersonic Test Capability Improvement project which will totally transform the former J-5 Large Rocket Motor Test Facility at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

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HIAD heat shield material feels burn during arc jet testing

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.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson Defense

Air Force supplements F-35 at sea

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.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Chad Trujillo Defense

Female pioneers discuss overcoming barriers

Day two of the Air Force Association Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference kicked off with several panel breakouts, to include one titled Breaking the Gender Barrier.


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Engineering for everyone: NASA Armstrong holds educator workshop

Posted  August 5, 2016

Educators built a Mars rover at a workshop held by NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center April 6 at the AERO Institute in Palmdale, Calif.

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Tankers enable long-range bomber capability during Polar Roar

Posted  August 5, 2016

Air Force photograph A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., receives fuel from a 305th Air Mobility Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., during Polar Roar, a strategic deterrence exercise, in the skies near the North Pole, July 31, 2016. The B-52 received 70 thousand pounds of fuel from the KC-10 during the refueling….

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Edwards K-9 teams support political conventions

Posted  August 5, 2016

Air Force photograph by Christopher Ball SrA. Grace Daniels and her partner Rolf watch as SSgt. James Ramsey and Sasa run through the obstacle course at the 412th Security Forces Squadron’s Military Working Dog facility at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. Both 412th SFS K-9 teams were detailed to support the U.S. Secret Service for…

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AEDC Model Shop steps up to fulfill customer request

Posted  August 5, 2016

Air Force photograph by Holly Peterson Michael Panarisi, retired Air Force colonel and former AEDC Commander, tours the AEDC Model and Machine Shop with his family as Model Shop staff work to complete a project for the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems (APKWS) Program Office. Panarisi, second from left, assisted the APKWS Program Office by…

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Aircraft fuselage for X-57 integration with the wing arrives in California

Posted  August 5, 2016

NASA engineers and visionaries watched as the Tecnam P2006T – the future all-electric X-57 Maxwell – was uncrated at a small airport on the central coast of California, and slowly rolled out.

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