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Friday | Alamogordo Daily News

Officials expand space-tracking website

In a recent telephone interview with DOD News, Maj. Gen. David D. Thompson, U.S. Strategic Command's director of plans and policy at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., said the release of new high-quality positional information on space debris of an unknown origin will help owner-operators better protect their satellites from objects and ultimately ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Military, Offutt Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Navy

Friday Aug 29 | SPACE.com

US Air Force's Secretive X-37B Space Plane Passes 600 Days in Orbit

An artist's illustration of the U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane in orbit. The solar-powered winged spacecraft has spent more than 620 days in orbit as part of the military's secret OTV-3 mission, which launched in December 2012.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Military, US Air Force, Naval War College, US Navy

Friday Aug 29 | Space.com

US Air Force's Secretive X-37B Space Plane Passes 600 Days in Orbit

An artist's illustration of the U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane in orbit. The solar-powered winged spacecraft has spent more than 620 days in orbit as part of the military's secret OTV-3 mission, which launched in December 2012.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Military, US Air Force, Naval War College, US Navy

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Space.com

US Air Force Museum to Restore Retired Titan Rocket

A massive retired military rocket is about to undergo a museum restoration and its curators are now seeking help to ensure it is displayed correctly.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Science / Technology, Space, Cape Canaveral, FL

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Noozhawk

Bill to Ban Offshore Drilling at Tranquillon Ridge Fails on Assembly Floor

A bill seeking to ban offshore drilling in an area off of Vandenberg Air Force Base went before the California Assembly on Tuesday night, but could not get the needed votes to move forward after facing significant opposition from the oil industry.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Directions Magazine

DigitalGlobe Releases First Images Captured by WorldView-3

The images can be viewed on the DigitalGlobe Blog . WorldView-3 was successfully launched on August 13 on a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Mon Aug 25, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

Officials Expand Space-tracking Website

In a recent telephone interview with DoD News, Air Force Maj. Gen. David D. Thompson, U.S. Strategic Command's director of plans and policy at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, said the release of new high-quality positional information on space debris of an unknown origin will help owner-operators better protect their satellites from these objects ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Military, Offutt Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Navy

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Post-Standard

Fort Drum missile interceptor site would employ up to 1,800 in military, civilian jobs

The Pentagon is considering whether to build a missile-interceptor at Fort Drum or three other East Coast sites.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Drum, US Army, Fort Drum, NY, Strategic Defense Initiative, Carthage, NY, Fort Greely, US Air Force

Tue Aug 19, 2014

International Business Times

Curiosity Rover Update: NASA Choses New Rock To Drill Into

The latest update on National Aeronautic and Space Administration's Curiosity Rover is that it will now be drilling a rock, named "Bonanza King", to help learn about the geological history of the Red Planet, according to Space.com .

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

Watertown Daily Times

Open house tonight in Carthage about potential missile site at Fort Drum

North country residents will have a chance to ask questions and speak out about a potential missile defense site at Fort Drum during a meeting tonight in Carthage.

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Related Topix: Fort Drum, NY, Carthage, NY, Strategic Defense Initiative, US Military, US Air Force

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, Edwards Air Force Base, US Air Force

Fri Aug 15, 2014

SPACE.com

NASA's Next Mars Lander Will Peer Deep Into Red Planet's History: Here's How

NASA's next Mars lander, now under construction, will probe the inner workings and early stages of the Red Planet's development billions of years ago.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, Pasadena, CA, US Military, US Air Force

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Converge! Network Digest

DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3 Reaches Orbit with .31m Resolution

WorldView-3, DigitalGlobe's sixth and most advanced super-spectral, high-resolution commercial satellite, was successfully launched into orbit aboard a Lockheed Martin Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Courthouse News Service

Protester's Military Base Trespass Charges Upheld

On remand from the Supreme Court, the 9th Circuit affirmed the trespass convictions Thursday of an anti-war activist barred from a U.S. Air Force base in California.

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Related Topix: US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Air Force Academy, US Military, US Air Force, us Travel, Travel

Pacific Business Times

CoastHills Credit Union expands to five counties

CoastHills Credit Union, the region's largest credit union, has extended its reach from the southern edge of the Bay Area to the Los Angeles County line.

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Related Topix: San Luis Obispo, CA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Lompoc, CA, US Military, US Air Force

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

High-res photo satellite launched from California

A 9-year-old fatally stabbed at a playground near his western Michigan home was remembered during a memorial service Wednesday as a big-hearted and fun-loving boy who was taken much too soon.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, US Military, US Air Force

The Washington Post

New sleeping pill receives federal approval

Merck & Co. has won federal approval for a new type of sleeping pill designed to help people with insomnia stay asleep.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US News

Space.com

DigitalGlobe Launches Most Powerful Commercial Earth-Watching Satellite Into Space

The sharpest-eyed commercial Earth-watching satellite ever built soared into space Wednesday on a mission to observe our home planet in spectacular detail.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Agriculture, Science, Science / Technology

The Kingman Daily Miner

The road out West was scorching, but memorable

Note: Kingman is the third Route 66 city Miner reporter Hubble Ray Smith has called home.

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Related Topix: Route 66, Kingman, AZ, US Military, US Army, Coupe, Ford Mustang, Convertible, Hatchback, Ford, US Air Force

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Aurora Advocate

Plans outlined for possible Portage County missile site

More than 100 area residents turned out Aug. 5 at Ravenna High School to learn and comment on the possible choice of Camp Ravenna, the former ammunition plant east of Ravenna, as the site for an as-yet unfunded ballistic missile interceptor base.

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Related Topix: Portage County, OH, Ravenna, OH, Strategic Defense Initiative, Department of Defense, US News, US National Guard, US Military, US Air Force

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