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Stratolaunch soars into the skies over Mojave once again

by Cathy Hansen, special to Aerotech News After many days of waiting for high winds and bad weather to clear, the colossal six-engined carrier aircraft...

NASA Interns Design Interactive Virtual Reality Prototype

People will soon be able to “fly” a legendary aircraft Neil Armstrong once piloted at NASA’s Armstrong Fight Research Center at Edwards, Calif., thanks...

California National Guard trains for CRE mission

Soldiers of the California Army National Guard, 216th Engineer Movement Augmentation Company, trained for search and rescue operations as part of the Chemical, Biological,...

Exercise Nexus Dawn across the West Coast

Exercise Nexus Dawn kicked off April 26, 2021, at Travis Air Force Base, March Air Reserve Base, and in the skies above and between...

From loss grows hope for one California National Guard Soldier

As deaths due to COVID-19 surpass half a million in the U.S., it’s difficult to find someone not personally affected by the pervasive contagion...

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts headed to ISS

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts are in orbit following their early morning launch bound for the International Space Station for the second commercial crew rotation mission aboard...

Weighing in on Space Shuttle legacy

by Larry Grooms, special to Aerotech News Marking the 40th anniversary of the first space shuttle orbital launch and landing, the Los Angeles–Las Vegas Section...

‘Stargazer’ — Last flying L-1011 Tri-Star in the world

by Cathy Hansen, special to Aerotech News “Stargazer” is an L-1011 commercial transport aircraft, formerly with Air Canada, modified to serve as the launch platform...

Touchdown! Landing the first Shuttle Mission

by Larry Grooms, special to Aerotech News Forty years ago this month, more than a quarter-million human beings came to Edwards Air Force Base in...

Lockheed Paparazzi: Aerial Recon, the P-38 and the SR-71

by Bob Alvis, special to Aerotech News I was reading and enjoying some comments this past couple of weeks about the SR-71. It’s amazing how this...