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DAYTON, Ohio, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.
WASHINGTON, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on more than a decade of data from International Space Station (ISS) research, NASA is expanding its materials science research by
Chief Physician Executive and Chief Quality Officer included in prestigious group Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) May 04, 2015 Leonardo J.
SAN DIEGO, May 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For an unprecedented third year in a row, the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft program was officially awarded the Dr. James G.
Shape-shifting wings developed by researchers at NASA, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Michigan-based FlexSys Inc. have successfully completed a series of initial fight tests, officials at the US space agency announced earlier this week.
WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA researchers, working in concert with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and FlexSys Inc., of Ann Arbor, Michigan, successfully
National Junior Science & Humanities Symposium Gathers Top Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Students Washington, DC (PRWEB) April
ARLINGTON, Va., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce General Larry O.
TAMPA, Fla., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tampa Bay Defense Alliance (TBDA), President John Schueler and former MacDill AFB Commander Brig. Gen.
ARLINGTON, Va., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General Mark Welsh, United States Air Force Chief of Staff, will be the guest speaker for April's AFA Air Force Breakfast Series session.
The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...
Rex Walheim is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut. He was born Rex Joseph Walheim on October 10, 1962 in Redwood City, California. He graduated from San Carlos High School in 1980 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1984. Upon his graduation, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Air Force. The following April, he was assigned to work as a missile warning operations crew...
Mark Lee is a former NASA astronaut and USAF Colonel. He was born Mark Charles Lee on August 14, 1952 in Viroqua, Wisconsin. He is an Eagle Scout and a graduate from the Class of 1970 at Viroqua High School. He attended the United States Air Force Academy and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering in 1974. He then trained at Laughlin Air Force Base in Texas and at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona in preparation for his assignment at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, where he...
Thomas Jones is a former United States astronaut. He was born Thomas David Jones on January 22, 1955 in Baltimore, Maryland and participated in Eagle Scouts as a child. He graduated from Kenwood High School in 1973 and went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in basic sciences in 1977. After completing as a Distinguished Graduate of the Academy, Jones served as an Air Force officer on active duty for 6 years. He then flew strategic...
Gregory Johnson is a NASA astronaut and a former colonel in the United States Air Force. He was born Gregory Harold "Box" Johnson on May 12, 1962 in South Ruislip, Middlesex, United Kingdom. Throughout his childhood, he became an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.. He graduated from Park Hills High School in Fairborn, Ohio in 1980 and went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1984. He was...
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