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Lockheed Martin delivers NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft to launch site

NASA's asteroid sampling spacecraft, OSIRIS-REx, took an across-country journey of about 1,600 miles before it launches on its 509 million mile journey to the asteroid Bennu.

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Raytheon begins delivery of railgun pulse power containers

Raytheon has begun deliveries of pulse power containers in support of the U.S. Navy's Railgun program.

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Original stator replaced at AEDC Propulsion Wind Tunnel Facility

The Propulsion Wind Tunnel facility at AEDC is known for its four powerful motors and having the world's most horsepower on a horizontal shaft for its compressors.

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Boeing, Vietjet finalize Vietnam’s largest ever commercial airplane purchase

VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Company and Boeing have finalized an order for 100 737 MAX 200 airplanes, the largest ever single commercial airplane purchase in Vietnam aviation.

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High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

Towns and cities always have secrets and when it comes to aviation and history, and Lancaster, Calif., is no exception.


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Harris emphasizes impact of flight test engineers at 46th Society of Flight Test Engineers Symposium

Posted  September 25, 2015

LANCASTER, Calif.  — Maj. Gen. David Harris, Air Force Test Center commander, served as a keynote speaker Sept. 16 for the 46th Annual Society of Flight Test Engineers Symposium, a four-day gathering that ran from Sept. 14 through 17. The Society of Flight Test Engineers is a collaboration of aerospace and flight test professionals that share new technologies,…

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Research vessel Neil Armstrong delivered

Posted  September 25, 2015

ANACORTES, Wash. (NNS) — The Auxiliary General Purpose Oceanographic Research Vessel (AGOR), R/V Neil Armstrong, AGOR 27, delivered to the U.S. Navy, Sept. 23. R/V Neil Armstrong will carry on the legacy of the naval aviator and astronaut who stated, “Research is creating new knowledge.” AGOR 27 is a well-equipped modern oceanographic research platform capable…

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NASA Confirms Evidence That Liquid Water Flows on Today’s Mars

Posted  September 25, 2015

New findings from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars. Using an imaging spectrometer on MRO, researchers detected signatures of hydrated minerals on slopes where mysterious streaks are seen on the Red Planet. These darkish streaks appear to ebb and flow over time. They…

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Global Hawk maintainers deliver ISR capability to warfighters

Posted  September 25, 2015

SOUTHWEST ASIA — If you walked inside this massive hangar, your eyes would be drawn to the giant U.S. Flag displayed in the background. But beneath Old Glory, there is much else to focus on. A team of crew chiefs, avionics and ground communication specialists quietly work on a modern day weapon system. Their hard…

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Raytheon awards 40 scholarships to FIRST® Robotics competitors from 18 states

Posted  September 30, 2015

Raytheon will award $1,000 individual scholarships to 40 high school seniors or full-time college students who participated in a FIRST Robotics Competition or were a member of a FIRST Tech Challenge team. The scholarship recipients hail from Alabama, California, Texas and 15 other states. The 2015 Raytheon-FIRST® Robotics Scholarship program is aimed at FIRST (For…

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