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Welcome to the February 3, 2023, issue of Aerotech News and Review. Our cover story covers the ninth test flight, and second captive carry flight, for the Stratoluanch Roc aircraft.
Also in this issue: More from Stratolaunch as the company establishes a partnership with Purdue University in Indiana; the NTPS at the Mojave Air and Space Port acquires Flight Research Inc.; Lancaster Cemetery hosts an exhibit from Wreaths Across America; F-35 testing continues at Edwards AFB; Mike Melvill and Dick Rutan donate their Long EZ aircraft to the EAA; in High Desert Hangar Stories, Bob Alvis starts the story of, perhaps, the greatest U.S. soldier of all time – Sgt. Alvin York; and much more!
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And of course, our highlights from On This Date when we remember the first flight of the Douglass D-558-2 Skyrocket, the final flight of the XB-70 Valkyrie, Apollo 14 lands on the Moon, astronauts onboard Space Shuttle Challenger make the first untethered spacewalk, the final flight of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, and the release of U-2 pilot Gary Powers from Soviet custody.
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