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  • AFTC, USSF: a critical link to the future of Space Test

    Space capabilities intended to survive and operate in a warfighting domain require significant changes to how systems are designed, tested and fielded. Because of this, the Air Force Test Center and U.S. Space Force are dedicated partners in leveraging Test Center resources, plans, and processes to

  • Senate confirms Kendall to be Air Force Secretary

    Frank Kendall won confirmation from the Senate July 26 to be the 26th Secretary of the Air Force, placing an official with decades-long service in defense issues in the top civilian job at a time when the department is navigating new global challenges and wide-reaching modernization efforts.

  • Space Test Class descends on Tehachapi

    Students from the United States Test Pilot School Space Test Fundamentals Course Class 21-2 gathered at Mountain Valley Airport’s glider school in Tehachapi, Calif., June 3, 2021, to strengthen their understanding of time-compressed data collection practices in unfamiliar environments.

  • Department of the Air Force announces fourth Vanguard program

    Under the Rocket Cargo Vanguard, the Air Force Research Laboratory will lead a science and technology effort to determine the viability and utility of using large commercial rockets for Department of Defense global logistics, potentially expanding the portfolio of capabilities the USSF presents to

  • Maui sees first U.S. Space Force officers sworn in

    Six officers assigned to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Directed Energy Directorate Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing site joined more than 2,400 Airmen across the nation, transferring from the U.S. Air Force to the U.S. Space Force, making them the first Space Force Guardians on the

  • AFRL officers transfer to U.S. Space Force in historic ceremony

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. - Joining more than 2,400 Airmen across the nation, 13 Air Force Research Laboratory officers took the oath of office Feb. 1, transferring from the U.S. Air Force to the U.S. Space Force, in an induction ceremony held at Kirtland Air Force Base. Col. Eric Felt, director