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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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Golden Age of Flight Test at Edwards with Johnny Armstrong

Posted  March 15, 2019

My husband Al and I feel incredibly blessed to have known so many of the test pilots and flight test engineers from the Golden Age of Flight Test at Edwards Air Force Base!

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Defense

U.S. plans tests this year of long-banned types of missiles

Posted  March 15, 2019

The Pentagon plans to begin flight tests this year of two types of missiles that have been banned for more than 30 years by a treaty from which both the United States and Russia are expected to withdraw in August, defense officials said March 13. By moving forward with these missile projects, the Pentagon is…

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Business

Returning astronauts to moon: Lockheed Martin finalizes full-scale cislunar habitat prototype

Posted  March 15, 2019

For long-duration, deep space missions, astronauts will need a highly efficient and reconfigurable space, and Lockheed Martin is researching and designing ways to support those missions.

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LACAS, Team Edwards combine forces to bring world-class air shows to Aerospace Valley

Posted  March 14, 2019

With a slap on the table and an emphatic “This is happening!” Brig. Gen. E. John “Dragon” Teichert, 412th Test Wing commander, made official the partnership between Edwards Air Force Base and the Los Angeles County Air Show, Inc. board of directors, which will bring a major STEM Expo to the Antelope Valley Fair in…

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Headlines – March 13, 2019

Posted  March 13, 2019

News FAA grounds all Boeing 737 Max planes effective immediately – President Trump announced Wednesday that the FAA is grounding all Boeing 737 Max planes “effective immediately,” following the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people, including eight Americans.   Here’s breakdown of the Pentagon’s budget request – The Pentagon’s fiscal 2020 budget request…

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