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Airman spared death penalty in killing of pregnant fiancee

3 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

An airman stationed at an Air Force Base in Georgia has been sentenced to life in prison for the slaying of his pregnant fiancee

Airman gets life sentence for killing of pregnant fiancee

An airman stationed at an Air Force base in Georgia has been sentenced to life in prison for the slaying of his pregnant fiancee. The decision by a court-martial Wednesday … Click to Continue »

SpaceX just flew a rocket back to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station — and the footage is epic

On Saturday, Feb. 18, SpaceX launched one of its Falcon 9 rockets on a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. Lift off took place out of Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida — the first time anything has launched from this pad since NASA's Space Shuttle Atlantis in July, 2011. Show More Summary

Radar study targeting wind events at NASA, Air Force launch facilities

Rockets rolling to their launch towers at both the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida (and the people who work on them) may soon be a little bit safer, thanks to research in the Atmospheric Science Department at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH).

This one just pisses me off no end

Roger Curry, an Air Force veteran who worked as a nurse for Kaiser Permanente following his service with USAF, was found sitting at a bus station in Hereford, 150 miles north of London, England. According to this story, he had no idea how he’d gotten there, as he is suffering from Alzheimer’s. Show More Summary

Three More Warriors Passing to Valhalla….

Leonard D. Fisher enlisted in the US Army in 1942, and was assigned to the 9th Army Air Force in December 1942, as part of the 453rd Air Service Group, which was stationed at the RAF Old Buckenham Airfield. Some rare photos of that base...Show More Summary

27 Glamorous Photos of '60s Beauties Through An American Photographer's Lens

Al Pike is a Minnesota-based self-taught photographer who started with a 620 film camera before purchasing his first 35mm camera while in the U.S. Air Force stationed at Torrejon Air Base near Madrid, Spain in the early 1960s. “My work...Show More Summary

Atlas V rocket blasts off with missile warning satellite

last monthNews : USAToday: News

The rocket thundered from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 7:42 p.m. ET, powered by a Russian main engine generating 860,000 pounds of th...        

America's Stealth F-22 Raptor Dominates the Skies (But Does It Have a Secret Flaw?)

Kris Osborn Security, The secret flaw?  The F-22, often referred to by Air Force developers as an “aerial quarterback,” relies upon data link technology connecting to other aircraft and ground stations as more of the F-22’s technologies...Show More Summary

NASA to launch fleet of hurricane-tracking SmallSats

NASA is set to launch its first Earth science small satellite constellation, which will help improve hurricane intensity, track and storm surge forecasts, on Dec. 12 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

The US military has an ultra-powerful telescope it uses to monitor junk in space

There are an estimated 500,000 pieces of space junk orbiting our planet. Many pose a hazard to the International Space Station, satellites, and other spacecraft. The US Air Force has a massively powerful telescope it uses to monitorShow More Summary

SpaceX says it is working on fix to return to flight

4 months agoTechnology : Post Tech

Last month, SpaceX lost one of its powerful Falcon 9 rockets and payloads in a fiery explosion that occurred while it was prepping fuel tanks for a rocket test at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. In a statement posted online Friday afternoon, the company said it has been able to replicate the failure of a critical component, and […]

Hurricane Matthew tore 'school bus'-size holes in a building that SpaceX uses to prepare spacecraft

When Hurricane Matthew pounded Florida's eastern coast on Friday, it damaged quite a few buildings at Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Although the storm dealt most of its damage to NASA facilities, a giantShow More Summary

Missouri Leaders Continue Call for F-35s at Whiteman AFB

Top Missouri Democrats and Republicans support stationing F-35s at Whiteman Air Force Base.

Hurricane Matthew Is a Nightmare Scenario for Kennedy Space Center

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

All signs are pointing toward deadly hurricane Matthew slamming directly into Space Coast—home to Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station—on Friday. If that unfortunate prediction comes true, it’ll be the worst storm to hit the iconic Florida spaceport since it was built in 1962. Read more...

SpaceX fingers helium as cause of Falcon 9 rocket explosion

5 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

SpaceX has released the preliminary findings into the Falcon 9 accident on September 1 that destroyed the unmanned rocket and the Amos-6 satellite on Launch Complex 40 (LC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. According to...Show More Summary

Police: Langley Airman Was Growing Marijuana, Planning to Produce Meth

A senior airman stationed at Langley Air Force Base is accused of growing marijuana in his apartment and selling it.

NASA's OSIRIS-REx speeds toward asteroid rendezvous

NASA's first asteroid sampling mission launched into space at 7:05 p.m. EDT Thursday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, beginning a journey that could revolutionize our understanding of the early solar system.

Nasa launches Osiris-Rex space probe to collect asteroid samples – video

Nasa launches the Osiris-Rex spacecraft into space on Thursday, on an unprecedented seven-year quest to collect samples from the asteroid Bennu. The United Launch Alliance booster lifts off from Cape Canaveral air force station in Florida, as part of Nasa’s New Frontiers missions. Show More Summary

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