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ANN Special Feature: Part II: TARC 2010 with
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Report, withTeam America Rocketry Challenge Manager Audrey
JPL Engages "Thousands" Of Middle School Students And Teachers
In STEM Disciplines
NASA officially kicks off its Summer of Innovation initiative at
the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, on Thursday,
June 10. Through the program, NASA will engage thousands of middle
school students and teachers in stimulating math and science-based
Air Force Col. Elton Perrine Went Down After A Bombing Run In
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced
Wednesday that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action
from the Vietnam War, have been identified and returned to his
family for burial with full military honors.
The Company And The College Have A Memorandum Of
The University of North Dakota (UND) in Grand Forks and L-3 Link
Simulation & Training announced Thursday they have signed a
memorandum of understanding to jointly create an Unmanned Aircraft
Systems (UAS) Training Center.
Euro Hawk UAS To Be The Centerpiece Of The Company's
Northrop Grumman plans to highlight its key intelligence,
surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities with the Euro
Hawk and NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) platforms at the
ILA Berlin Air Show. The show takes place June 8-13 at the southern
section of Berlin-Schonefeld Airport.
Unique Wiring System, Outstanding Performance In F-35 Program
Cited By LM
Fokker Elmo was awarded the 2010 F-35 Lightning II Award of
Excellence by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics for its outstanding
performance in the development and manufacturing of the electrical
wiring system for the next generation fighter.
Medical Helicopter Down During Post-Maintenance Flight, Student
Killed During Training
Two employees of CareFlight, a Grand Prairie TX-based medical
air services company, were killed Wednesday when the Bell 222U
helicopter they were flying reportedly lost its main rotor during a
post-maintenance flight. The aircraft went down near Midlothian, TX
about 1415 local time.
One of the prettiest sights to be had at the 2009 AAA/APM Fly-In and Convention was a stunning Waco UEC brought back to life by its owner, pilot, and caretaker, John Swander. This rare cabin WACO is one of the oldest of it's type and calls DeSoto, KS, home. John has been rebuilding antique airplanes since 1979 and the his 1932 Waco UEC Cabin Biplane came together after a decade long rebuild, taking to the skies, once again, in 1999 and winning Grand Champion kudos at Oshkosh 2000.
One of the prettiest sights to be had at the 2009 AAA/APM Fly-In
and Convention was a stunning Waco UEC brought back to life by its
owner, pilot, and caretaker, John Swander. This rare cabin WACO is
one of the oldest of it's type and calls DeSoto, KS, home. John has
been rebuilding antique airplanes since 1979 and the his 1932 Waco
UEC Cabin Biplane came together after a decade long rebuild, taking
to the skies, once again, in 1999 and winning Grand Champion kudos
at Oshkosh 2000.
Federal Grant Awarded To Brevard County, FL Workforce
During a visit to the John F. Kennedy Space Center Wednesday,
Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis announced a grant of $15 million
to assist approximately 3,200 workers who will be impacted by the
impending retirement of NASA's Space Shuttle Program.
Increased Compensation For Bumped Passengers, Fair Price
Advertising, And Other Measures Included
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood proposed new consumer
protections for air travelers Wednesday, building on the
Department's recent rule banning carriers from subjecting
passengers to long tarmac delays and other deceptive practices
Program Allows For ID Of High-Risk Persons Before They Board An
The United States and France have established an arrangement to
implement the Immigration Advisory Program (IAP)--which allows for
the identification of high-risk travelers at foreign airports
before they board aircraft bound for the United States--at Paris'
Charles De Gaulle International Airport.
Company Owned Aircraft That Went Down During Traffic
Well-known South Florida traffic reporter Paul Cavenaugh has
settled his lawsuit against Air Coastal Helicopter. The company
owned the aircraft from which Cavenaugh was doing his daily morning
traffic report when a mechanical failure caused it to go
With the first scheduled flight of a Falcon 9 rocket set for
Friday, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is fond of pointing out that the first
12 flights of the Atlas rocket did not perform as expected, and now
it is a very reliable launch system. That sent us looking for some
history of the Atlas rocket program.