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Tuesday | 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

Tuesday | 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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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Edwards AFB, CA

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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Related Topix: US Military, Redstone Arsenal, US Army, Redstone Arsenal, AL, US Air Force, Science, Computer Science

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

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

Army selected for Joint Strike Fighter software assessment

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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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Army, US Navy, US Marine Corps, Science, Computer Science

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

Apache testing at Eglin

The Army's AH-64E Apache began test and evaluation of its Block 3 capability to include recent upgrades of an air-to-air-ground video relay, embedded diagnostics, external fuel tank system and the newly integrated Link 16 communications system at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Aug. 4. Many 96th Test Wing units are supporting the testing to include the ... (more)

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

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Aero-News Network

F-35B Successfully Completes Wet Runway And Crosswind Testing

In an important program milestone enabling U.S. Marines Corps Initial Operational Capability certification, the Lockheed Martin F-35B recently completed required wet runway and crosswind testing at Edwards Air Force Base, California.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US Air Force

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Effingham Herald

Parent unions: Trigger laws spawn new parent empowerment tool

When schools fail and fail to respond to their failure, parents in several states can now mobilize to wrest control of the school from district administrators.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Adelanto, CA, US Military, US Air Force

Fri Aug 01, 2014

BBC News

Cost of sonic boom damage in UK

Urban myths abound when it comes to the damage caused as jets break through the sound barrier, but, in reality you are more likely to lose some plasterwork, a window pane or possibly watch your dry stone wall collapse - if you are unlucky.

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Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Globe and Mail

Astronaut Henry Hartsfield Jr. flew on ill-fated space shuttles

Henry W. Hartsfield Jr. logged 483 hours during three trips into space. When his career as an astronaut ended, he transitioned to working for NASA on the ground.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, US Military, US Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, California

Autoblog

2015 Porsche Macan S

I'd be willing to bet that 99 percent of all Porsche Macan owners will never take their vehicle on a track or see any more off-roading than a dirt path to a summer cottage, yet I maintain that there is no better venue to explore the absolute outer limits of the automaker's newest small family transport than on a racing circuit and an off-road ... (more)

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Related Topix: SUV, Porsche, Porsche Macan, Porsche 911 Carrera, Porsche Boxster, Convertible, Pasadena, CA, US Military, US Air Force, Audi Q5, Audi, Hybrid

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

F-35B successfully completes wet runway, crosswind testing

In an important program milestone enabling U.S. Marines Corps Initial Operational Capability certification, the Lockheed Martin F-35B recently completed required wet runway and crosswind testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, US Air Force

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