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Astronaut, cosmonaut safe after abort during launch to ISS

American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin resting comfortably in the city of Baikonur, Kazakhstan, after an anomaly shortly after their launch. The Soyuz-10 spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to the International Space Station at 4:40 a.m., EDT, Oct. 10 carrying Hague and Ovchinin. Shortly after launch, there was an…

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After crash, Pentagon says temporary pause in F-35 flights

The Pentagon on Oct. 11 ordered a temporary pause in all F-35 fighter jet flights in order to inspect the fleet in the wake of a crash last month in South Carolina. The decision involves a potentially bad fuel tube and affects more than 250 U.S.-owned jets, as well as nearly 100 that belong to…

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Aerotech News Digital Edition – October 5, 2018

Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA – October 5, 2018 Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! Our special editorial focus this month is “NASA: 60 Years and Counting” – we hope you enjoy this special look at…

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

History is best described as the setting sun and the night that follows. Those of us who have a passion for all things historical realize we are attempting to keep that history in the daylight for future generations, by taking the old and repackaging it in a new and interactive way that will spark the…

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Vandenberg launches SpaceX’s Falcon 9

On Oct. 7 at 7:21 p.m., PDT, SpaceX successfully launched the SAOCOM 1A satellite from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The satellite was deployed about 12 minutes after liftoff.


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Defense

AFRL’s Advanced Power Technology Office efficiently ‘lifts’ C-5 maintainers

Posted  June 16, 2017

Air Force photograph The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Advanced Power Technology Office is in the process of testing a newly designed hybrid electric and battery powered mobile dock system for C-5 maintenance at Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex.The new system integrates ‘clean’ technology and has the potential to save maintenance time while increasing operational readiness…

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Space

Dragon bolted to station’s Harmony Module

Posted  April 4, 2018

Two days after its launch from Florida, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft was installed on the Harmony module of the International Space Station at 9 a.m., EDT, April 4.

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News

News Briefs – March 14, 2018

Posted  March 14, 2018

Serbia blasts top NATO general over Russia Serbia’s defense minister blasted NATO’s top general March 12 for saying that one of the biggest threats for Europe is increasing Russian influence in the Balkans. Aleksandar Vulin said that U.S. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti’s statement last week during a U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee hearing represents the…

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Defense

Long line at gas station

Posted  June 6, 2016

Air Force photograph by Christian Turner A KC-10 Extender refuels an F-35A from the 461st Flight Test Squadron, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., while a B-2 stealth bomber (bottom) and three F-16s wait their turn in this recently released photo. The planes were on various test missions when they all flocked to the KC-10 to…

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Business

Javelin joint venture signs letter of intent with India’s Tata Power

Posted  August 31, 2016

The Javelin™ Joint Venture team, a partnership between Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin, signed a letter of intent with Tata Power Company Limited operating through its Strategic Engineering Division, to explore co-development and production of the Javelin anti-armor missile system. “This agreement brings together three world leaders in aerospace and defense technology to extend Javelin…

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