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  1. USAF, NGC Celebrate 25th Anniversary Of B-2 First FlightRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    ... president, Operations for its Aerospace Systems sector. "The B-2's maiden flight from Palmdale to Edwards Air Force Base lasted just over two hours, but it changed forever the tenor of long range strike and international diplomacy," said Tom Vice, ...

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  2. Gone West: NASA Astronaut Hank HartsfieldRead the original story

    Monday | Aero-News Network

    ... Tactical Fighter Squadron in Bitburg, Germany. He graduated from the Air Force Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and later became an instructor there. He has more than 7,400 hours flying time. Of those more than 6,150 hours are ...

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  3. Retired astronaut Henry 'Hank' Hartsfield Jr. dies at 80Read the original story

    Monday | St. Augustine Record

    ... final test flight in 1982, spending a week in space as part of a two-person crew. The landing at Edwards Air Force Base in California was met by President Ronald Reagan and a crowd of 1 million spectators. Hartsfield commanded Discovery's first ...

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  4. To the Moon: Rocketdyne, Keeper of the FlameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | ZDNet

    ... that propelled the Apollo astronauts to the Moon. The photo above is the engine undergoing testing at Edwards Air Force Base. (Photo Courtesy Rocketdyne) Early In 1960, the Apollo program was conceived by the Eisenhower administration as a direct ...

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  5. The Real X-MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Air & Space

    ... the airplane tested him. The three X-15s shared a hangar with lifting bodies (first three on left) at Edwards Air Force Base during the golden age of flight research. As he approached the dry lake bed at Edwards Air Force Base in California, he ...

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  6. Air Force, Northrop Grumman celebrate 25th anniversary of B-2a 2s first flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... included former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda. "The B-2's maiden flight from Palmdale to Edwards Air Force Base lasted just over two hours, but it changed forever the tenor of long range strike and international diplomacy," said Tom ...

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  7. Astronaut Hank Hartsfield, Who Led First Flight Of Space Shuttle Discovery, Dies At 80Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Switched

    ... Day, the STS-4 crew was greeted by then-President and First Lady Ronald and Nancy Reagan at Edwards Air Force Base in California. "'Operational,' to me, is a tough term to explain," Hartsfield told collectSPACE.com in a 2006 interview. "In my view, ...

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  8. Photo Release -- US Air Force, Northrop Grumman Celebrate 25th...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | GlobeNewswire

    ... president, Operations for its Aerospace Systems sector. "The B-2's maiden flight from Palmdale to Edwards Air Force Base lasted just over two hours, but it changed forever the tenor of long range strike and international diplomacy," said Tom Vice, ...

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  9. US Air Force, Northrop Grumman Celebrate 25th Anniversary of B-2 Stealth Bomber's First FlightRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | Freshnews

    ... president, Operations for its Aerospace Systems sector. "The B-2's maiden flight from Palmdale to Edwards Air Force Base lasted just over two hours, but it changed forever the tenor of long range strike and international diplomacy," said Tom Vice, ...

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  10. Aerojet Rocketdyne green spacecraft propulsion system passes testRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Business Journal

    ... green propellant used in these tests was developed by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory at Edwards Air Force Base. It reduces the toxicity of hydrazine systems to people producing, handling and using the systems. "This successful test was a ...

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  11. 'Like watching your kid grow up': B-2 Spirit 25th anniversaryRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | PressReleasePoint

    ... airframe proved itself ready for operation, it underwent a stringent test and validation period at Edwards Air Force Base, California. "Early on we would tear the airplane apart and put it back together, then tear it apart and put it back together," ...

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  12. Aerojet Rocketdyne Successfully Tests 1 Newton Thruster for Green Propellant Infusion MissionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | GlobeNewswire

    ... at Ball. The AF-M315E green propellant, developed by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory at Edwards Air Force Base in California, significantly reduces toxicity over hydrazine monopropellant and bipropellant systems. It also simplifies operating ...

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  13. The B-2 bomber turns 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, in Dayton, Ohio. Photo: U.S. Air Force The B-2 takes off from Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Aug. 16, 1989 for its second test flight. The flight was cut short by a low oil pressure reading, the Air Force ...

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  14. Jay Aaron DaughertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Daily Republic

    ... He completed his distinguished 28-year career in the Air Force in 1969 as the squadron commander at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Upon retirement, he and his wife settled in Fairfield and then moved to Vacaville in 1993. He was a very active ...

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  15. Military Bases Face Hurdles in Climate Change AdaptationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Scientific American

    Climate impacts that could affect the DOD's nearly 7,600 sites worldwide include hotter temperatures, rising sea levels and increasing storm frequency and intensity A lakebed used as an emergency runway at Edwards Air Force Base inundated by floods didn't dry out completely for 8 months.

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  16. B-2 stealth bomber, at age 25, to get major upgrades from Air ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Stars and Stripes

    ... remaining 20, all but one are based at Whiteman, the home of the 509th Bomb Wing. The other one is at Edwards Air Force Base in California. The newest B-2 is 17 years old, entering service in 1997. Each of the planes represents about $2.2 billion in ...

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  17. Charlie Duke offers a living history of the Apollo moon programRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | The Mississippi Press

    ... 4-6 people to Mars. He recalled meeting Roosa for the first time when the two were fighter pilots at Edwards Air Force Base in 1964 and being accepted into NASA together. Duke also shared the story of contracting the during preparations for Apollo ...

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  18. Pentagon's big budget F-35 fighter 'can't turn, can't climb, can't run'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Reuters

    ... ERT 1): Three F-35 Joint Strike Fighters (rear to front) AF-2, AF-3 and AF-4, can be seen flying over Edwards Air Force Base, December 10,

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  19. 50 Years of HerculesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Air & Space

    ON AUGUST 23, 1954, LOCKHEED TEST PILOTS Stan Beltz and Roy Wimmer powered up the latest of their company's improbable designs, and after an 855-foot ground roll, pulled it up into the southern California sky on its first flight, bound for Edwards Air Force Base.

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  20. Palmdale columnist shares a Whidbey visit | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... also includes an F-16 simulator, which I tried and had no better luck with than the F-16 simulator at Edwards Air Force Base a few years ago. Lastly, I'd have to say that the people of the Seattle area, both in the city and up in the rural areas I ...

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