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NASA’s Hubble finds extremely distant galaxy through cosmic magnifying glass

Peering through a giant cosmic magnifying glass, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a tiny, faint galaxy -- one of the farthest galaxies ever seen. The diminutive object is estimated to be more than 13 billion light-years away.

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Second Northrop Grumman-built Triton UAS completes first flight

The U.S. Navy's second MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system has successfully completed its first flight.

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NASA TV to air Russian spacewalk from International Space Station

NASA Television will broadcast live coverage of a six-hour spacewalk by two Russian crew members aboard the International Space Station beginning at 9 a.m., EDT, Oct. 22.

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Poland’s PIT-RADWAR signs letter of intent with Raytheon

Raytheon has signed a Letter of Intent with Poland's PIT-RADWAR to cooperate in mutually beneficial business opportunities related to Poland's air defense architecture, as well as significant exports to global markets.

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Ball Aerospace green propellant infusion mission to host three DOD space experiments

The NASA and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Green Propellant Infusion Mission will fly three Defense Department experimental hosted payloads when it launches in 2016.


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News Briefs May 3, 2012

Posted  May 3, 2012

Pratt & Whitney boss sees long-term strength The president of Pratt & Whitney expects that the military and commercial aerospace business will improve, but not for a while. David Hess, president of the subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., told reporters at the company’s annual media day May 2 that sales are expected to double, to…

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Marines shoot down Air Force in archery

Posted  May 3, 2012

Air Force archers went up against teams from each branch of service and the U.S. Special Operations Command May 2 in Colorado Springs....

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Boeing completes full Landing test of Crew Space Transportation spacecraft

Posted  May 3, 2012

Boeing successfully completed the second parachute drop test of the company’s Crew Space Transportation-100 spacecraft May 2 at the Delamar Dry Lake Bed near Alamo, Nev. The test demonstrated the performance of the entire landing system.

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Experts to make missile defense case at Moscow meeting

Posted  May 3, 2012

At Russia’s international missile defense conference held in Moscow May 3 4, U.S. experts will make their case for the European missile defense plan “in a broader forum,” one of the delegation leaders said today. Ellen Tauscher, special envoy for strategic stability and missile defense at the State Department, said the United States welcomes the…

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Tablet PC to replace paper for Network Integration Evaluation

Posted  May 3, 2012

The U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command is beginning to replace paper with digital data collection options in preparation for the next Network Integration Evaluation at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., this May. NIE’s are large-scale evaluation events designed to mature the...

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Obama has two narratives on Afghanistan

Posted  May 3, 2012

In President Barack Obama’s twin narratives, the United States is both leaving Afghanistan and staying there. The different messages are meant for different audiences, one at home and one away. As Obama’s brief, symbolic visit to Afghanistan May 2 made clear, the more important audience is American voters fed up with a war that will…

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Navy to christen USNS Cesar Chavez

Posted  May 3, 2012

The Navy will christen and launch the dry cargo/ammunition ship the USNS Cesar Chavez, May 5, 2012, during a 7:30 p.m., PDT, ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. The ship is named to honor prominent civil rights activist Cesar Chavez, who served in the Navy during World War II. Juan M….

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Aerotech NewsRadio – May 10, 2012

Posted  May 3, 2012

Featured guest: Cathy Hansen, a founding member of the Mojave Transportation Museum and serves as the treasurer for the foundation. Cathy also coordinates Plane Crazy Saturday, a monthly event at the Mojave Air and Space Port.

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Aerotech NewsRadio – May 3, 2012

Posted  May 3, 2012

Featured Guest: Allen "Al" Hoffman, Chairman of AVBOT Aerospace, Defense Industry and Base Support Committee. Mr. Hoffman shared the details from his recent trip to Washington, DC where members of AVBOT's delegation discussed hot topics with the FAA and California dignitaries.

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Obama thanks service members in Afghanistan

Posted  May 2, 2012

During his surprise trip to Afghanistan May 2, President Barack Obama found some time – between signing a strategic agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and delivering a speech to be broadcast back...

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