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SpaceX Dragon Resupply Returns to Earth from ISS, Bringing New Experiments

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SpaceX’s Dragon resupply spacecraft will leave the International Space Station (ISS), carrying over 4,000 pounds of scientific experiments and other cargo, on Monday, April 6. NASA Television and the agency's website will broadcast its departure live beginning at 9:30 a.m. EDT, the company announced on Thursday

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Transcom Evaluates Transportation Mgmt Tool’s Logistics Performance Via Proof-of-Principle Study

The U.S. Transportation Command has conducted a four-month proof-of-principle study of a transportation management system in combination with government platforms, the Air Force reported Wednesday. The PoP demonstration kicked off Aug. 7 and Transcom found that TMS works to provide visibility and management of shipments and transportation requirements through a …

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Transcom Head William Fraser Considering Hybrid Cargo Airships

Air Force Gen. William Fraser, head of Transportation Command, has indicated that hybrid airships could have the potential to carry more cargo than a ship or aircraft. Fraser told the House Armed Services Committee Wednesday helium-fueled airfoil-shaped blimps could be used to take cargo delivery from the factory to the …

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