fbpx
Home Featured

Featured

Featured posts

Mike Melvill, a notable test pilot

by Cathy Hansen, special to Aerotech News Mike Melvill, America’s first commercial astronaut, is the only test pilot I know of that rode on top...
video

Esper: Air Force, Space Force leading charge to new technologies

New technologies are fundamentally changing the character of war and the two Air Force services are leading that charge, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T....

High Desert Hangar Stories: Eyewitness to history: The Red Baron’s final...

by Bob Alvis, special to Aerotech News Back in the 1970s, there was a large group of aviation enthusiasts, test pilots and Barnstormers that held yearly...

Panel’s report blasts Boeing, FAA for 737 Max crashes, seeks reforms

A House committee issued a scathing report Sept. 16, 2020, questioning whether Boeing and government regulators have recognized problems that caused two deadly 737...

Planning continues for October hybrid air show

When the global COVID-19 pandemic changed everybody’s definition of ‘normal,’ many locations cancelled their scheduled air shows for 2020. Brig. Gen. Matthew Higer, the 412th...

Northrop Grumman, NASA donate shuttle boosters to California Science Center

Northrop Grumman and NASA have donated a set of flight-worthy solid rocket boosters from the Space Shuttle Program to the California Science Center, located...

Jolly Green II begins live-fire testing

Deep within the Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., range, rapid, powerful gunfire reverberated across the expanse beginning Aug. 17, 2020. Live fire testing began for...

DOD officials describe modernization priorities that will benefit warfighters

Defense Department officials spoke about the DOD's modernization strategy, including the development and procurement of high priority systems — such as artificial intelligence, directed energy,...

New small satellite mission to rendezvous with binary asteroids

The University of Colorado Boulder and Lockheed Martin will soon lead a new space mission to capture the first-ever closeup look at a mysterious class of...
video

Air Force recruits future space professionals

Air Force recruiters nationwide will launch future enlisted space professionals to Basic Military Training to fill Fiscal 2021 job opportunities. The Department of Defense’s newest...