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NASA Aircraft Concludes Ground Validation And Hydrology Campaign
2014-06-19 03:52:05

A NASA high-altitude ER-2 aircraft concluded its participation June 16 in a study aimed at gaining a better understanding of precipitation over mountainous terrain.

CIA Declassifies Area 51 As Top Secret Spy Plane Testing Site
2013-08-16 11:25:34

If you are into conspiracy theories then you may very well be interested in this following tidbit of information. It seems the government, namely the CIA, has released new declassified documents acknowledging the existence of Area 51.

Airborne Campaign Is Preparing To Probe Pollution-Climate Link
2013-07-26 13:39:33

The floor of a NASA hangar and an adjacent laboratory in Southern California's high desert have been in constant motion this month as scientists prepare their instruments for installation on two of the agency's specialized science aircraft that will begin a major NASA airborne science campaign in early August.

2012-12-07 16:09:55

NASA is inviting media to look behind-the-scenes at several active Earth science missions that will take to the air next month to study climate change and air pollution.

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2011-01-18 10:18:19

Employees at Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif., must have been surprised last November to see a late-model Dodge Charger chasing a NASA aircraft down the runway.

2010-02-22 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded the Air Force Association's Jimmy Doolittle Educational Fellowship for contributions in the field of airborne reconnaissance.

2008-06-19 15:00:05

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Beth Hagenauer of NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, +1- 661-276-7960, beth.hagenauer@nasa.gov, or Robin Croft of NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., +1-650-604-6787, deborah.r.croft@nasa.gov PALMDALE, Calif., June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and scientists from the California Air Resources Board are conducting a series of research flights this month that are examining the atmosphere over the state to better understand the chemical dynamics...

2006-06-26 01:20:00

SEOUL (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force has deployed an updated version of its U-2 spy plane in South Korea, but a military official said on Monday the move was previously planned and not related to a possible North Korean missile launch. In recent days, U.S.

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2005-08-01 00:50:00

As the matt-black U-2 spy plane approaches, a sports car surges on to the runway and gives chase. Within seconds, the car is right behind the glider-winged, Pinocchio-nosed jet, which seems to fill the windshield as it edges toward the ground.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.