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2012-05-01 07:00:27

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the 2012 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 3 p.m. EDT on Saturday, May 5. The ceremony will take place at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. Joining the Hall of Fame this year are former astronauts Franklin Chang-Diaz, Kevin Chilton and Charles Precourt. Chang-Diaz, a veteran of seven space shuttle flights, has logged more than 1,601 hours in space. Chilton, the pilot on space shuttle Endeavour's maiden...

2012-04-30 10:20:20

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the 2012 U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 3 p.m. EDT on Saturday, May 5. The ceremony will take place at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Joining the Hall of Fame this year are former astronauts Franklin Chang-Diaz, Kevin Chilton and Charles Precourt. Chang-Diaz, a veteran of seven...

2012-04-05 10:25:52

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced the appointment of Steven Terrell "Terry" Clontz and General Kevin P. Chilton (ret.) to its board of directors. The appointments bring the total number of board members to 12. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111004/LA77008LOGO) Mr. Clontz replaces Mr. Lee Theng Kiat, a director of the company since October 2011. Effective April 1, 2012, Mr. Lee was named president and...

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2009-11-04 14:05:00

A U.S. general said on Tuesday that the military needs to deepen its dialogue with China to better understand the intent of its space programs, after a Chinese commander announced plans to develop offensive military capabilities in space, Reuters reported. China-watchers had been "absolutely amazed" by the country's advances in its space programs over the past decade, according to General Kevin Chilton, head of the Pentagon's Strategic Command that coordinates U.S. military operations in...

2009-10-28 08:35:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's annual Global Warfare Symposium will be November 19-20 in Los Angeles, California, headlined by Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley. This unique two-day Symposium on the West Coast will focus on current Air Force, defense and aerospace topics, including Space, Cyberspace, Global Strike, Asia and the Pacific, and more. AFA will host the Symposium at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, California,...

2009-08-21 10:35:00

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, president and founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) (www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org) was in Alabama this week and had the opportunity to reflect on and analyze the views of the U.S. missile defense community as they gathered in Huntsville, Alabama. This week in Huntsville, Alabama was a gathering of the highest ranking U.S. military generals who directly oversee missile defense with the U.S. industrial...

2009-03-21 13:43:00

LIHUE ON KAUAI, Hawaii, March 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance, www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org reports on the testimony of the US Military Pacific Commanders who appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee on March 19, 2009. Their testimony focused on missile defense capabilities. Excerpts of that definitive testimony follows after Ellison's introductory remarks. "On the shores of one of the most western points of the...

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2009-02-27 11:45:00

The head of the Pentagon's Strategic Command said on Friday that no debris remains in space after last year's U.S. destruction of an errant spy satellite loaded with toxic hydrazine fuel, Reuters reported. Air Force Gen. Kevin Chilton, the command's chief, said some of the debris caused when China used a ground-based ballistic missile to destroy one of its defunct weather satellites will stay in orbit for another 80 or 90 years, so there was no reason for concern over the U.S. operation....

2008-08-01 18:00:06

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: William Jeffs of NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, +1- 281-483-5111, william.p.jeffs@nasa.gov HOUSTON, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nicholas Johnson, NASA chief scientist for orbital debris, has received the Department of Defense Joint Meritorious Civilian Service Award for his critical contributions to the successful interception of a non-functional DoD satellite. The award was presented July 30 at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston by Gen....

2006-08-16 00:05:00

By Jim Wolf HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Air Force's new top commander for space predicted on Tuesday future attacks on U.S. satellites and called for greatly expanded tracking and identification of payloads launched by other countries. Currently, U.S. efforts are focused on determining if an overseas launch is a ballistic missile or designed to put an object in orbit, then cataloging it over a period that can take weeks, said Air Force Gen. Kevin Chilton, who heads the Air Force Space Command...


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2010-12-03 15:06:26

Eric Boe is an Air Force fighter pilot, test pilot and a NASA astronaut. He was born Eric A. Boe on October 1, 1964 in Miami, Florida. He graduated from Henderson High School in Chamblee, Georgia in 1983 and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Astronautical Engineering from the United States Air Force Academy in 1987. He was then commissioned from the Academy and completed Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas. In 1988, Boe was assigned to the 3rd...

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