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Monday | Aerotech News And Review

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner

Since Dunlop Tire was selected as the replacement tire for the Globemaster III, the C-17 Global Reach Integrated Test Team at Edwards AFB has been putting the C-17's new Dunlop tires through wet-and-dry runway takeoff and landing performance tests. A C-17 Globemaster III performs a wet-runway performance test Aug. 20, 2014, on the flightline at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Edwards AFB, CA

Monday | WKYC-TV Cleveland

What do you believe? Top 10 conspiracies in the U.S.What do you...

The items on this varied list may not all warrant heightened vigilance and tin foil hats, but better safe than sorry. What do you believe? Top 10 conspiracies in the U.S. The items on this varied list may not all warrant heightened vigilance and tin foil hats, but better safe than sorry.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Prison, UFO and Alien, Roswell, NM, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, US Military, US Air Force

Monday | News10.net

DIA makes top 10 list of conspiracies in US

DIA makes top 10 list of conspiracies in US Denver Airport makes list of top 10 conspiracies in the U.S. Check out this story on news10.net: http://on.news10.net/1tXytfM AMERGOSA VALLEY, NV - JULY 19: A souvenir shop that houses a brothel in an annex beckons visitors near a junction that leads to Area 51 on July 19, 2014 at Amergosa Valley, Nevada. Area 51 is another name for a portion of Edwards Air Force Base that UFO enthusiasts have theorized contains evidence of visitors from outer space.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Air Force, UFO and Alien

Sun Sep 14, 2014

USA Today

10Best: Conspiracies and legends around the USA

Various people claim that a spacecraft with alien occupants crashed on a ranch near Roswell, N.M. in June or July 1947. Though it's now mainly fueled by local businesses wanting to cash in on tourist interest, the Roswell UFO incident of 1947 is the most popular UFO cover-up of all time.

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Related Topix: Roswell, NM, UFO and Alien, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, US Military, US Air Force, Urban Legend

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Fayetteville Flyer

Commission discusses new Fayetteville flag design

Bobby Ferrell, a commissioner and former Ward 3 alderman, said he'd like to discuss adopting a new design at the group's meeting last month. "I'm not taking any shots at the flag we have now," said Ferrell.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR, Science / Technology, NASA, US Military, US Air Force, University of Arkansas

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Freshnews

Next Space Station Crew to Participate in Nasa TV Briefing, Media Interviews

The next crew to launch to the International Space Station, including NASA astronaut Terry Virts, will participate in a news conference and media interviews Thursday, Sept. 18, at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

RedOrbit

Access II Confirms Jet Biofuel Burns Cleaner

Image Caption: The DC-8's four engines burned either JP-8 jet fuel or a 50-50 blend of JP-8 and renewable alternative fuel of hydro processed esters and fatty acids produced from camelina plant oil. Credit: NASA / SSAI Edward Winstead Flying high above the California desert, NASA researchers recently took to the skies for the second year in a row with a DC-8 and other aircraft to study the effects on emissions and contrail formation of burning alternative fuels in jet engines.

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Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Palmdale, CA, US Military, US Air Force

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Clarksville Online

NASA's Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar to be used to Survey Napa Valley Quake Area

NASA scientists are conducting an airborne survey of earthquake fault displacements in the Napa Valley area of Northern California using a sophisticated radar system developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Pasadena, CA, US Military, US Air Force, Science / Technology, NASA, Napa, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

SPACE.com

Film Students Play Starring Role in Stratospheric Balloon Launch

When you think of the U.S. Air Force, the Federal Aviation Authority and the FBI, a team of starry-eyed film students may not necessarily come to mind as a potential partner for science.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Los Angeles, CA, Northridge (Los Angeles, CA), Cal State Northridge

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

First ever RQ-4 Global Hawk hits 100th flight on NASA mission

A historical look at the first Global Hawk during its maiden flight over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., on Feb. 28, 1998.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Tue Aug 26, 2014

SPACE.com

Historic Mate-Demate Tower Used to Lift Space Shuttles Being Demolished

The historic steel tower that for 30 years was used to mount NASA space shuttles atop jumbo jets to fly them cross-country after they landed in California is now being demolished.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, US Military, US Air Force, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Manteca, CA

Missourian

Steven R. Nagel, Oct. 27, 1946 - Aug. 21, 2014, of Columbia

Steven R. Nagel passed away in Columbia, Missouri, Thursday August 21 at the age of 67 following a battle with advanced melanoma.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Columbia, MO, England Air Force Base, Luke Air Force Base

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Hispanic Business

ACC loans Global Hawk to Global Vigilance Combined Test Force

ACC loans Global Hawk to Global Vigilance Combined Test Force EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Base contractor slaps Fairbanks borough with property tax lawsuit

When the Air Force looked for a contractor to own and operate housing at Eielson Air Force Base and five other installations, it advised the company to "assume full payment of property taxes" and include a one-year cash reserve in its financial plan to pay the tax bill.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Eielson Air Force Base, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Hurlburt Field, Eglin Air Force Base, McConnell Air Force Base

Alabama Live

Redstone Arsenal-based AMRDEC tapped to evaluate 'most complex...

Richard "BC" Rusnok and BF-18, Lt. Col. Jon "Miles" Ohman, fly behind a KC-130J, over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Sept.

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RedOrbit

GPIM Spacecraft To Validate Use Of "Green"...

Image Caption: Artist rendition of NASA's Green Propellant Infusion Mission that will demonstrate and test the capabilities of a high-performance, non-toxic, "green" fuel on orbit.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, US Military, US Air Force, Redmond, WA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Marietta Times

James E. Rittenhouse

James E. Rittenhouse, 88, formerly of Williamstown, most recently living in Manassas, Va., died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at Sunrise Assisted Living Home.

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Related Topix: Williamstown, OH, US Military, Keesler Air Force Base, US Air Force, Marietta, OH

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Journal

Aerojet Rocketdyne powers launch, tests rocket in busy summer

Aerojet Rocketdyne has had a busy summer so far, with multiple launches, a successful new test and a new crew module.

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Related Topix: US Military, Vandenberg Air Force Base, US Air Force

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