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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...

NASA’s New Horizons ‘Phones Home’ Safe after Pluto Flyby

The call everyone was waiting for is in. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft phoned home just before 9 p.m. EDT Tuesday to tell the mission...

WWII Veteran, POW receives Presidential Unit Citation

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- A veteran from the greatest generation was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation with one oak leaf cluster by Sen. John S....

AF Vietnam veterans honored on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Current and former service members, members of Congress, Vietnam veterans and Air Force senior leaders gathered in the Emancipation Hall of...

Pave Hawk maintainers keep rescue birds flying

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (AFNS) -- Airmen assigned to the 41st Expeditionary Helicopter Maintenance Unit here constantly work maintaining HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopters so that...

Test flight completed after F-35B modifications

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah (AFNS) -- The Ogden Air Logistics Complex completed an F-35B Lightning II functional check flight here June 18, after...

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...