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Space Camp: Once in a lifetime experience

PALMDALE, Calif.—“Amazing,” “inspiring” and “motivating” were a few of the words Space Camp graduates Lauren Baker and Ethan Calderone used to describe their experience...

Honorary commander spotlight – Gary Chapman

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.  -- For many years Edwards Air Force Base has valued the support of the local community. One of the ways...

High Desert hanger stories with Bob Alvis

Being a lifelong resident of the Antelope Valley and growing up around the greats that pioneered advancement’s in aviation in the High Desert skies...

JetHawks baseball team honors Jerry Ross

Former NASA astronaut Jerry Ross is a seven-time space shuttle mission veteran and nine times walked into the void of space. The U.S. Air Force...

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...

POW visits Pentagon tribute section, reminisces about hard times

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Retired Col. Leon Ellis was a prisoner of war for 1,955 days during the Vietnam War. During a July 16 visit...

NASA’s New Horizons Discovers Frozen Plains in the Heart of Pluto’s...

In the latest data from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, a new close-up image of Pluto reveals a vast, craterless plain that appears to be...

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...

Blue Stars Mothers help stuff a hummer

Blue Star Mothers and members of the community came together recently to stuff a Humvee full of goodies including toiletries, batteries and snacks for...

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...