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Army Futures Command – It Could Change Everything

The Army may be celebrating its prized Army Futures Command (AFC) reaching full operational capability, but the organization’s leaders still have quite a to-do list in front of them. AFC commander Gen. John Murray briefed reporters on Thursday alongside Bruce Jette, the Army’s Assistant Secretary of Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, on the progress of the Army’s
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How to Celebrate National Moon Day Across USA

July 20, 2019 at 4:17:40PM ET marks exactly fifty years from when the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle touched down on the Moon. There are going to be events and activities galore to celebrate the anniversary, honor the historic achievement, and explore how the space program is preparing for the future. There are way too many
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Celebrate the Moon Landing in LA

As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaches Saturday, Los Angeles-area institutions are commemorating that extraordinary, defining moment in American history. It’s fitting, given that the aerospace industry was thriving here in Southern California during the 1960s and early 1970s. The Apollo command module (the one shaped like a cone) and the
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First ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Trailer Finds Tom Cruise Returning to the Danger Zone

Paramount Pictures has released the first trailer for the long-awaited Top Gun 2, which finds Tom Cruise reprising his iconic role of Pete “Maverick” Mitchell. In development for years, Top Gun: Maverick was originally supposed to see Tony Scott return to the director’s chair before his unfortunate suicide in Los Angeles. Cruise’s Oblivion helmer Joseph Kosinski took over the project, which is produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and
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1.5 Million People are Ready to Storm Area 51

The Air Force is warning people against storming Area 51 in Nevada, after a Facebook event page, organizing a meet up at the “Alien Center tourist attraction,” went viral. Conspiracy theorists believe that the U.S. government has kept UFOs and extraterrestrial life at the location, which is actually an Air Force training range. As of Wednesday morning, over 1.5
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Lego Celebrates Women of NASA to Inspire the Young During the 50th Anniversary of Apollo Landing

In 2017, seven and a half months after its selection, Lego unveiled a set of minifigures celebrating NASA women researchers and explorers, due to go on sale just in time for the holiday season. The toy set follows up on a suggestion from science writer Maia Weinstock, but one of Weinstock’s nominees wasn’t included: NASA mathematician
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Army Futures Command – It Could Change Everything

The Army may be celebrating its prized Army Futures Command (AFC) reaching full operational capability, but the organization’s leaders still have quite a to-do list in front of them. AFC commander Gen. John Murray briefed reporters on Thursday alongside Bruce Jette, the Army’s Assistant Secretary of Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, on the progress of the Army’s
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How to Celebrate National Moon Day Across USA

July 20, 2019 at 4:17:40PM ET marks exactly fifty years from when the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle touched down on the Moon. There are going to be events and activities galore to celebrate the anniversary, honor the historic achievement, and explore how the space program is preparing for the future. There are way too many
CONTINUE READING

Celebrate the Moon Landing in LA

As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaches Saturday, Los Angeles-area institutions are commemorating that extraordinary, defining moment in American history. It’s fitting, given that the aerospace industry was thriving here in Southern California during the 1960s and early 1970s. The Apollo command module (the one shaped like a cone) and the
CONTINUE READING

First ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Trailer Finds Tom Cruise Returning to the Danger Zone

Paramount Pictures has released the first trailer for the long-awaited Top Gun 2, which finds Tom Cruise reprising his iconic role of Pete “Maverick” Mitchell. In development for years, Top Gun: Maverick was originally supposed to see Tony Scott return to the director’s chair before his unfortunate suicide in Los Angeles. Cruise’s Oblivion helmer Joseph Kosinski took over the project, which is produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and
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