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Astrophysicist Jessica Gaskin to Lead NASA X-Ray Surveyor Design Team

Jessica Gaskin, an astrophysicist in the Science Research Office of NASA‘s Marshall Space Flight Center, has been appointed to lead a team of agency researchers who aim to develop a successor platform for the Chandra X-ray Observatory. NASA said Monday Gaskin works with various researchers worldwide to determine the potential design, size, instruments and launch vehicle …

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Maj. Dan Riley: New Air Force Test Group to Focus on Autonomous Flight Systems

The U.S. Air Force activated a new group within the 412th Test Wing in July to help the military branch develop testing methods for autonomous systems and small unmanned aircraft. The Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force aims to establish test plans and policies as well as explore potential testing areas around Edwards AF Base in California, the Air Force said Thursday. The …

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Navy, California Forge Renewable Energy Partnership; Dennis McGinn Comments

The Department of the Navy and California’s state energy commission have launched a new renewable energy partnership that aims to help Navy and Marine Corps installations develop alternative energy resources. California Energy Commission Chair Robert Weisenmiller and Navy Assistant Secretary for Energy, Installations and Environment Dennis McGinn signed a memorandum of understanding to …

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Army, Marine Corps to Test Oshkosh-Built JLTVs in 2017

The U.S. Army and Marine Corps plan to conduct tests on Oshkosh Defense-built Joint Light Tactical Vehicles over the next year at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona and other military sites across the country, the Army News Service reported Wednesday. Gary Sheftick writes up to 10 vehicles will undergo maneuverability and automotive evaluations during 2017. Oshkosh Defense, which …

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