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NASA studying issues with Orion hatch design

A NASA safety panel says the agency is studying issues with the design of the side hatch of the Orion spacecraft that could affect its ability to be opened in an off-nominal situation. The post NASA studying issues with Orion hatch design appeared first on SpaceNews.

USCENTCOM, Royal Jordanian Air Force conduct combined humanitarian aid airdrops into Gaza

A U.S. Army Soldier secures straps on humanitarian aid pallets at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, March 1, 2024. The 66 pallets, destined for airdrop in Gaza aboard a C-130J Super Hercules, included 38,000 Meals Ready to Eat and water to alleviate suffering of civilians. U.S. Army Central quartermaster company Soldiers specialize in rigging supplies for airdrops ensured the [...]

Lockheed Martin offers to acquire Terran Orbital

Lockheed Martin has proposed acquiring smallsat manufacturer Terran Orbital, which it already owns a stake in and does business with, for more than $500 million. The post Lockheed Martin offers to acquire Terran Orbital appeared first on SpaceNews.

NASA cancels OSAM-1 satellite servicing technology mission

NASA has canceled a multibillion-dollar project to demonstrate satellite servicing technologies that had suffered extensive delays and cost overruns. The post NASA cancels OSAM-1 satellite servicing technology mission appeared first on SpaceNews.

Two NNSA professionals selected for Center for Strategic International Studies Nuclear Scholars Initiative

Each year, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a bipartisan policy-focused non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. runs a Nuclear Scholars program through its Project on Nuclear Issues (PONI). The mission of this initiative is to find rising young professionals in the nuclear field and grant them the opportunity to meet and discuss the latest developments in nuclear [...]

Webinar – Beyond Earth: Blueprint for SMB Innovation

Date: March 14th, 2024Time: 1 PM ET Join us on Thursday, March 14, 2024 as SpaceNews host Matt Adelhorn discusses Dassault Systèmes Blueprint for SMB Innovation with Jason Roberson and […] The post Webinar – Beyond Earth: Blueprint for SMB Innovation appeared first on SpaceNews.

From pilot to pageantry: Meet the 1st active-duty Miss America

WASHINGTON (AFNS) --  Second Lt. Madison Marsh made big plans for herself when she was young, although she never really factored becoming Miss America into that equation. However, after a tough competition in January, Marsh became the first active-duty service member to earn the crown. The 22-year-old U.S. Air Force Academy graduate is now learning to navigate life as a [...]

AF Week in Photos

This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force. To view all Week in Photos collections, click here.

Academy cadet earns national undergraduate leadership award

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AFNS) --   U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet 1st Class Jabari Bowen was presented the Black Engineer of the Year award in undergraduate leadership during a gala held in Baltimore, Maryland Feb. 17.Cyber leader Majoring in electrical and computer engineering and cyber science, Bowen is scheduled to graduate in May of this year. He has long [...]

Honoring past heroes by celebrating today’s warrior spirit

WASHINGTON (AFNS) --  This February, Department of the Defense employees toured a special display recognizing the excellence of past aviators, the Fighter Gunnery Trophy.Won by members of the 332nd Fighter Group in 1949, the trophy is on loan from the National Museum of the United States Air Force in recognition of African American/Black History Month.Bruce Jones, strategic initiatives program integrator [...]

Black History Month Spotlight: Remembering Dr. Kevin C. Greenaugh

QUOTESI first met Dr. Greenaugh in 2005 as my professor teaching Energy Engineering at Howard University where he taught as an Adjunct Professor in the School of Engineering for over 25 years. He was one of those exceptional professors who motivates and inspires his students. He was kind enough to mentor me through my studies and into my professional career at [...]