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NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover is put to the test

In a little more than seven minutes in the early afternoon of Feb. 18, 2021, NASA's Mars 2020 rover will execute about 27,000 actions and calculations as it speeds through the hazardous transition from the edge of space to Mars' Jezero Crater.

Defense

NAWCAD Lakehurst adapts weapons loader for F-35B

Team work and co-location at Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Lakehurst, N.J., resulted in modified Support Equipment that gives the F-35B Lightning II more capability.

Business

Lockheed Martin’s first smart satellites are tiny with big missions

Lockheed Martin has announced a new generation of space technology launching this year that will allow satellites to change their missions in orbit.

Business

Northrop Grumman products from across country support ULA Delta IV launch

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.


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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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News

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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