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Flashback: Hypersonic Flight to the Edge of Space

While most of the country was focused on the race to space, a unique test program was just getting underway at Edwards Air Force...

Prandtl-D’s next mission: Smithsonian Institution, California Science Center

It’s not every day that a research aircraft may possibly change the way we build future planes. A new method of wing efficiency was...

Orange Flag evaluation demonstrates F-35, Army integrated air, missile defense integration

FORT BLISS, Texas, Aug. 6, 2019 – Lockheed Martin, the Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense Project Office and U.S. Air Force successfully integrated...

High Desert Hangar Stories: Jets, missiles and motorcycles

Back in my Air Force days at George Air Force Base in the 1970s, plenty of days were filled with hours of boredom and...

Calibration Laboratory provides key aircraft support

At NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center Calibration Laboratory, more than 80 percent of what the staff does focuses on preparing tools used to work...

USNS Comfort provides medical care in Callao, Peru

CALLAO, Peru--Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Jose L. Reyes, from Lancaster, Calif., assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), left, and Lt. Vy...

HT August 2

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Salvador Calderon III graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an...

Housing option for low-income, homeless vets nearing completion

Applications are currently being accepted for the Courson Arts Colony West apartment complex in Palmdale. Built by Meta Housing Corporation of Los Angeles beside the...

Team Edwards loses one of its own as hypersonics pioneer Johnny...

Armstrong's memorial service will be 10 a.m., Aug. 8 at Joshua Memorial Park Johnny G. Armstrong, a hypersonics pioneer and retired flight test engineer at...

Apollo 11’s return to Earth rooted in aeronautics research

A half-century ago, as the Apollo 11 command module Columbia ripped through Earth’s atmosphere, moments from ending the historic first lunar landing mission, research...