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NASA’s Calif. center renamed for Neil Armstrong

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — NASA’s Southern California flight research center is being renamed in honor of astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to step on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission in […]

03/01/2014

Jerral Hancock, a 27-year-old Iraq war veteran who lost his left arm and was paralyzed from the waist down in a bomb explosion in Iraq, and his daughter Anastasia arrive at Lancaster High School for a meeting with members of Operation All The Way Home(OATH) in Lancaster, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Lancaster residents putting roof over wounded GI’s head

LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — When Jerral Hancock came home from the Iraq war missing one arm, with another that barely worked and a paralyzed body that was burned all over, he was a hero to […]

11/11/2013

In this Aug. 22, 2013 photo made available by NASA, the Sierra Nevada Corporation's Dream Chaser spacecraft is carried by a helicopter during a test in Sparks, Nev. (AP Photo/NASA, Carla Thomas)

Mini space shuttle skids off runway in test flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new, smaller version of NASA’s space shuttle is recuperating from a rough first landing. The Dream Chaser space plane is being designed by Sierra Nevada Corp. It’s vying to […]

10/29/2013

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Colo. company tests spacecraft in Calif. desert

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A Colorado company developing a spaceship to take astronauts to the International Space Station has run the craft through a series of tests at a NASA facility in […]

08/22/2013

This 1989 image provided by NASA shows C. Gordon Fullerton, a NASA astronaut, research pilot and Air Force test pilot, whose career spanned almost 50 years. (AP Photo/NASA)

Former astronaut C. Gordon Fullerton dies at 76

LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — C. Gordon Fullerton, a former astronaut who flew on two space shuttle missions and had an extensive career as a research and test pilot for NASA and the Air Force, died […]

08/22/2013

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Private spaceship tests underway in Va. and Calif.

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A Colorado company developing a spaceship to take astronauts to the International Space Station is having its spacecraft undergo a series of landing-focused tests at NASA facilities in Virginia and California. […]

05/16/2013

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Fighter jet’s sonic booms rattle Central Coast

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) – Officials at Edwards Air Force Base have confirmed that an F-22 fighter jet conducting a test flight was behind a series of sonic booms heard along California’s central coast.

12/21/2012

Marines protecting threatened desert tortoises

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) – The Marine Corps is hoping to deploy some four-footed recruits in the Mojave Desert – about 500 threatened desert tortoises. It’s a serious shell game that aims to help save […]

11/19/2012

Robotic aerial refueling nears

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE (CNS) – A team attempting to demonstrate the first aerial refueling between two unmanned high-altitude aircraft has moved one step closer to robotic aerial refueling, Northrop Grumman officials announced today. The […]

10/05/2012

Endeavour lands at LAX

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Space shuttle Endeavour has landed safely at the Los Angeles International Airport after a whirlwind aerial tour around California landmarks. Strapped to the back of a 747 jumbo jet, Endeavour touched […]

09/21/2012

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