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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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Lockheed Martin wins $80 Million contract to build missile defense targets

Posted  March 9, 2018

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Lockheed Martin an $80.6 million fixed-price contract for modified ballistic re-entry vehicles and separation modules for missile defense tests. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will develop and produce unarmed re-entry vehicles for integration into target missiles through 2022. The contract also includes options for additional modified re-entry vehicles and…

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Upcoming Events – October 2015

Posted  October 16, 2015

Oct. 16 — Lecture: Space Weathering on Icy Satellites in the Outer Solar System, Houston, Texas Oct- 16-17 — New Worlds 2015 Conference, Austin, Texas Oct- 16-18 — Exhibit: The Art of Planetary Science, Tucson, Ariz. Oct. 17 — Griffith Observatory Star Party, Los Angeles, Calif. Oct. 18 — 2015 International Astronautical Federation — Space…

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News Briefs – January 25, 2016

Posted  January 25, 2016

Iraq seeks more coalition trainers for local police Senior U.S. defense and military officials say that Iraq’s prime minister is asking the coalition for more police training, particularly for Sunnis who will have to secure Ramadi and other towns once Islamic State militants are ousted. The prime minister made his request during talks with U.S….

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Combat Support Wing exercise showcases agile lethality

Posted  October 1, 2018

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Cody R. Miller Senior Airman Harold Gross III, a 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-22 weapons loader and Combat Support Wing participant, explains Raptor operations to fellow exercise participants 13 September at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. During the two-week exercise, Airmen learned other Air Force specialty skills than their…

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Tuskegee Airman talks diversity, Army opportunities with high school students

Posted  November 22, 2017

Photograph courtesy of Robert Friend Retired Lt. Col. Robert Friend (circled) pictured as a young captain serving the 332nd Fight Group. Friend, one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen who served during World War II, spoke to groups of high school students in southern California earlier this month. Sporting a crimson “Red Tails” ball cap,…

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