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  • AFRL celebrates launch of small-sat Ascent to GEO space

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AFRL) - The Air Force Research Laboratory's Space Vehicles Directorate small satellite named Ascent was launched Dec. 7 from Cape Canaveral, Florida as part of the U.S. Space Force’s Space Test Program-3 mission, aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket. Ascent

  • Winter Weather Hazards: Ice – Snow – Dangerous Wind Chills

    Winter weather can bring extreme cold, freezing rain, snow, ice and high winds. Ice and snow can create a higher risk of car accidents, fractures from falling, and overexertion injuries. Stay safe and healthy by planning ahead for the hazards of winter weather.

  • Ribbon cutting celebrates functional 5G network

    Hill Air Force Base hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Dec. 2 in celebration of the first deployed and functional 5G network at a U.S. military installation. The project began in 2019, when the Department of Defense sought to demonstrate innovative prototypes that use commercial 5G technologies as a

  • History & Heritage Race Series returns for second year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The J-3 Piper Cub will be the first historical aircraft featured in the 2022 History & Heritage Race Series, powered by the Air Force Marathon, beginning Jan. 1.The upcoming event marks the first of six virtual races as the series returns for a second

  • AFMC Connect December focus: Hope

    As Air Force Materiel Command team members reflect on the passage of another year, it is also time to look to the future with hopeful anticipation.

  • AFRL opens state-of-the-art digital Space Legacy Portal exhibit

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, NEW MEXICO (AFRL) - With a video of the historic 1969 Apollo 11 launch shown on the nearly two-story screen behind him, Dr. Darren Raspa, the Air Force Research Laboratory Phillips Research Site historian, welcomed guests and colleagues to the grand opening of the AFRL Space