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Air Force creates a new position for a three-star general that will serve as a space czar advising the Air Force secretary and the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

 
 

 

 

 
Airbus: Successfully launched Sentinel-2B to complete Europe´s colour vision mission of Earth
• Airbus: Successfully launched Sentinel-2B to complete Europe´s colour vision mission of Earth
— Multispectral instruments provide full picture of our planet´s land masses in unique image qual....>>
 
Fourth AEHF Protected Communications Satellite Begins Integration Months Ahead of Schedule
• Fourth AEHF Protected Communications Satellite Begins Integration Months Ahead of Schedule
— The fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite produced by Lockheed Martin [NYSE....>>
 
Russia Set to Launch 4 GLONASS Satellites This Year
• Russia Set to Launch 4 GLONASS Satellites This Year
— Russia plans to launch for more satellites for the GLONASS navigation system by the end of this....>>
 
Russia Tests ‘Missile Defense Killer’
• Russia Tests ‘Missile Defense Killer’
— The US missile defense system is no match for the new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)....>>
 
Soyuz Takes Russian Military Satellite to Orbit

• Soyuz Takes Russian Military Satellite to Orbit

 
 
Russia Plans to Launch 16 ICBMs This Year • Russia Plans to Launch 16 ICBMs This Year  
 
Northrop Grumman, NASA Renew Earth Science Partnership
• Northrop Grumman, NASA Renew Earth Science Partnership
— Northrop Grumman Corporation and NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center extended the NASA Space A....>>
 
US Air Force's X-37B 'Secret Space Plane' Has Spent Five Months In Orbit (But No One Knows Why)
• US Air Force's X-37B 'Secret Space Plane' Has Spent Five Months In Orbit (But No One Knows Why)
— A top-secret robotic space plane owned by the US military and with an unidentified payload and ....>>
 
Air Force Telecoms Satellite Launches in United States
• Air Force Telecoms Satellite Launches in United States
— A Delta IV rocket successfully launched a Wideband Global SATCOM 5 satellite from Cape Canavera....>>
 
Ecuadorian satellite escapes collision with Russian rocket
• Ecuadorian satellite escapes collision with Russian rocket
— Ecuador's first satellite avoided a direct collision with the remains of a Russian rocket, but ....>>
 
  XAIRFORCES NEWS ARCHIVES: News & Headlines
Imagine flying from New York to London in under an hour (8/14/2012)
Lockheed Martin Submits Final Proposal For Air & Missile Defense Radar (8/1/2012)
Raytheon Awarded $53 Million to Advance Dual Band Radar Development (7/31/2012)
UK privatises Trident missile support (7/30/2012)
Hypersonics - The New Stealth: DARPA investments in extreme hypersonics continue (7/9/2012)
U.S. Spy satellite launched from Florida (6/21/2012)
China to Send Its First Woman to Space on June 16 (6/16/2012)
X-37B, U.S. Air Force's Secret Space Plane, To End Mission Soon (6/10/2012)
Aerion Expands Collaboration With NASA (6/8/2012)
The Space Shuttle lands in Manhattan! (6/6/2012)
X-ray space telescope readied for launch (6/5/2012)
Boeing's Phantom Eye Makes Maiden Flight (6/1/2012)
U.S. Trident II D5 Missile's Reliability Reaches 142 Test Flights (6/1/2012)
USAF To Terminate Blue Devil II Airship (5/29/2012)
USAF To Modernize Its Inventory Of Nuclear Weapons And Delivery Systems (5/25/2012)
Russian New Missile Warning Radar Is Online (5/24/2012)
Lockheed Martin's PAC-3 Intercepts Subsonic Cruise Missile Target (4/28/2012)
Space Shuttle Discovery Makes Its Final Voyage. (4/27/2012)
Success of the 1,786th Launch of Soyuz (4/23/2012)
Darpa Reports on HTV-2 Second Test Flight (4/21/2012)
 
Imagine flying from New York to London in under an hour (8/14/2012)
Lockheed Martin Submits Final Proposal For Air & Missile Defense Radar (8/1/2012)
Raytheon Awarded $53 Million to Advance Dual Band Radar Development (7/31/2012)
UK privatises Trident missile support (7/30/2012)
Hypersonics - The New Stealth: DARPA investments in extreme hypersonics continue (7/9/2012)
U.S. Spy satellite launched from Florida (6/21/2012)
China to Send Its First Woman to Space on June 16 (6/16/2012)
X-37B, U.S. Air Force's Secret Space Plane, To End Mission Soon (6/10/2012)
Aerion Expands Collaboration With NASA (6/8/2012)
The Space Shuttle lands in Manhattan! (6/6/2012)
X-ray space telescope readied for launch (6/5/2012)
Boeing's Phantom Eye Makes Maiden Flight (6/1/2012)
U.S. Trident II D5 Missile's Reliability Reaches 142 Test Flights (6/1/2012)
USAF To Terminate Blue Devil II Airship (5/29/2012)
USAF To Modernize Its Inventory Of Nuclear Weapons And Delivery Systems (5/25/2012)
Russian New Missile Warning Radar Is Online (5/24/2012)
Lockheed Martin's PAC-3 Intercepts Subsonic Cruise Missile Target (4/28/2012)
Space Shuttle Discovery Makes Its Final Voyage. (4/27/2012)
Success of the 1,786th Launch of Soyuz (4/23/2012)
Darpa Reports on HTV-2 Second Test Flight (4/21/2012)
 
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• Air Force Telecoms Satellite Launches in United States

(5/25/2013)
A Delta IV rocket successfully launched a Wideband Global SATCOM 5 satellite from Cape Canaveral on 20:27 EDT (4:27 Moscow time) Friday, media reported....>>

• Ecuadorian satellite escapes collision with Russian rocket

(5/24/2013)
Ecuador's first satellite avoided a direct collision with the remains of a Russian rocket, but whether the device is still operating remains unclear, the head of the country's EXA ...>>

• Russian Minister Urges Completion of 2 New Radars

(5/24/2013)
Construction of Russia’s two new antimissile radars – one in the Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad and the other in Siberia’s Irkutsk region – should be complete by the end of next yea...>>

• Mars bombarded by over 200 space rocks per year: NASA

(5/16/2013)
Scientists have estimated that Mars is bombarded by more than 200 small asteroids or bits of comets per year forming craters at least 3.9 meters across, US space agency NASA said....>>

• US Air Force Disciplines 17 Nuclear Missile Officers – Report

(5/8/2013)
The US Air Force has stripped 17 officers responsible for nuclear missile readiness of their duties after a test at a base in Minot, North Dakota revealed procedural violations, ba...>>

• Orion Parachute System Tested

(5/3/2013)
Orion Parachute System Tested Through Induced Failures. A mockup of NASA’s Orion capsule descended safely this week with multiple deliberately induced parachute system failures ont...>>

• US Experimental Military Aircraft Hits Hypersonic Speed

(5/3/2013)
An unmanned US military aircraft has flown more than five times faster than the speed of sound in a “breakthrough” flight experiment, the US Air Force said Friday....>>

• USAF X-51A Waverider Achieves Hypersonic Goal On Final Flight

(5/2/2013)
The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) Boeing X-51A Waverider demonstrator successfully achieved sustained, scramjet-powered, air-breathing hypersonic flight above Mach 5 ...>>

• Astrium is set to deliver Vietnam’s first Earth observation satellite

(4/29/2013)
Astrium, is the prime contractor for the VNREDSat-1, the first Vietnamese Earth observation satellite, scheduled for launch on a Vega rocket from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou ...>>

 



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