Featured Headlines

NASA photograph by Aubrey Gemignani Space

NASA sends new research on Orbital ATK Mission to space station

Astronauts soon will have new experiments to conduct related to emergency navigation, DNA sequencing and ultra-cold atom research when the research arrives at the International Space Station following the 4:44 a.m., EDT, May 21 launch of an Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft.

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Corey Hook Defense

Air Force budget request builds on momentum, addresses great power competition

The Air Force’s fiscal year 2019 budget request builds on momentum to restore the force after years of funding uncertainty and addresses the challenges from a great power competition, Air Force leaders said May 18.

Lockheed Martin photograph Space

Lockheed Martin’s fifth AEHF protecting comm satellite completes launch environment test

Lockheed Martin recently put its fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-5) satellite through its paces in realistic simulations of its future launch experience. The satellite completed the tests successfully and is now in system-level testing in preparation for delivery to the U.S. Air Force in 2019.

bob4 Local

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.

dfrc-scientist1 Local

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.


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

irwin-business
Defense

Fort Irwin small business outreach attracts outpouring response

Posted  May 18, 2018

Photograph by Maria T. Rodriguez Diane House briefs contract opportunities with the Army before a packed house of small and large industry representatives during an acquisition forecast open house May 1 in Barstow, California. Approximately 120 business representatives took part in the event. House is a small business specialist with the Mission and Installation Contracting…

Full Story »

Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Lance Pounds
Veterans

Blast from the past: WWII bomb tech Soldier recounts experiences

Posted  May 18, 2018

Army photograph by Staff Sgt. Lance Pounds Gerald “Jerry” Simon (left), and Lt. Col. Gregory Hirschey, the 71st Ordnance Group (EOD) deputy commander, share stories about their careers after a professional leadership development session, May 10, 2018, at the National Guard Training Center on Fort Carson, Colo. Three years after President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s famous…

Full Story »

Aerotech News Digital Edition - May 18, 2018
News

Aerotech News Digital Edition – May 18, 2018

Posted  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.

Full Story »

News

Headlines – May 16, 2018

Posted  May 16, 2018

News U.S. identifies suspect in major leak of CIA hacking tools – The U.S. government has identified a suspect in the leak last year of a large portion of the CIA’s computer hacking arsenal, the cyber-tools the agency had used to conduct espionage operations overseas, according to interviews and public documents.   Here’s how much…

Full Story »

News

News Briefs – May 16, 2018

Posted  May 16, 2018

Pearl Harbor sailor remains returned to Missouri, buried The remains of a U.S. Navy sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii have been returned to Missouri to be buried with full military honors. Clifford George Goodwin had been resting in a common grave at the National Cemetery of the Pacific in Hawaii…

Full Story »