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NASA publishes Artemis Plan to land first woman, next man on Moon in 2024

Following a series of critical contract awards and hardware milestones, NASA has shared an update on its Artemis program, including the latest Phase 1 plans to land the first woman and the next man on the...

DOD anticipates significant troop reduction in Afghanistan

Based on the current conditions in Afghanistan, the Defense Department expects there will be fewer than 5,000 U.S. military service members in that country by the end of November, said David F. Helvey, who...

Headlines – March 23, 2018

News Pentagon used taxpayer money meant for masks and swabs to make jet engine parts and body armor- Shortly after Congress passed the Cares Act, the Pentagon began directing pandemic-related money to defense contractors.   As Afghanistan peace...
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NASA Tipping Point Partnership with Blue Origin to test precision lunar landing technologies

From the rim of Shackleton crater to permanently shadowed regions on the Moon, a NASA-developed sensor suite could allow robotic and crewed missions to land precisely on the lunar surface within half the distance of a football field. Technologies...

Sports heroes who served: Brooklyn Dodgers legend Duke Snider

Edwin D. "Duke" Snider was the pitcher for Enterprise Junior High School’s softball team in Los Angeles beginning in 1937. During three of the four years he played there, the team won the league...

WWII vet honored on 105th birthday

First Lt. Charles “Charlie” Dever, a Goleta, Calif., resident and World War II veteran, turned the seasoned age of 105 on Sept. 20. It began with an email to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., from...

NASA, U.S. Space Force establish foundation for broad collaboration

While advancing plans for unprecedented lunar exploration under the Artemis program, NASA also is building on a longstanding partnership with the Department of Defense with a new memorandum of understanding signed today by NASA Administrator Jim...

Contract Brief

Defense Logistics Agency Sysco Hampton Roads Inc., Suffolk, Va., has been awarded a maximum $804,744,193 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-quantity contract for full-line food distribution.  This was a competitive acquisition with one response received.  This is...

Technology developed for lunar landings makes self-driving cars safer on Earth

NASA is advancing a laser-based technology designed to help spacecraft land on a proverbial dime for missions to the Moon and Mars. The technology will undergo testing on upcoming suborbital rocket launches with Blue Origin...

AEDC Flight Systems Branch provides data critical to weapon systems development

The Flight Systems Branch, or TSTW, within the Arnold Engineering Development Complex Test Operations Division, provides aerodynamic ground-test capabilities vital to the advancement of U.S. military weapons systems. Bringing together the efforts of personnel across...