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NASA’s Hubble Finds Pluto’s Moons Tumbling in Absolute Chaos

If you lived on one of Pluto’s moons, you might have a hard time determining when, or from which direction, the sun will rise...

Teachers learn about NASA’s telescopes, Hubble, SOFIA

NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center's education office held a teachers' workshop in recognition of the 25th Hubble Space Telescope anniversary on April 23, which...

GPS IIF-10 successfully launched from Cape Canaveral

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFNS) -- The Air Force and its mission partners successfully launched the tenth Boeing-built Global Positioning System IIF...

Optimism helped Vietnam vet survive as POW

ROYAL AIR FORCE MILDENHALL, England (AFNS) -- When 2nd Lt. John "Spike" Nasmyth climbed into his F-4 Phantom II on Sept. 4, 1966, to...

Civil Air Patrol joins total force ‘Airmen’

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- When conducting missions for the Air Force as the official Air Force auxiliary, the Civil Air Patrol is now included in...

Lockheed Martin celebration 60 years of U-2

Lockheed Martin is celebrating 60 years of the U-2 program with festivities planned throughout the company. “It’s not a 60-year old aircraft, it is a...

Global Hawk maintainers deliver ISR capability to warfighters

SOUTHWEST ASIA -- If you walked inside this massive hangar, your eyes would be drawn to the giant U.S. Flag displayed in the background....

Vietnam vets commemorate 50th anniversary of ‘helicopter war’

ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, Va. -- Hundreds of Vietnam combat helicopter pilots, their guests and Gold Star families planted a tree in Arlington National Cemetery,...

5,000 days of war: Any time, anywhere, all the time

Hurlburt Field, Fla -- It’s been 5,000 days of struggle, rugged landscapes, blood and sweat. It’s been 5,000 days of exhaustion, injuries, and long separations from...

Research vessel Neil Armstrong delivered

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...