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VIDEO: 20 Years of the Mighty F-22 Stealth Fighter

The United States Air Force held a ceremony earlier this month to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor’s first flight. The ceremony was held at Edwards Air Force Base in California on October 19. However, the actual 20th anniversary of the Raptor’s was on September 7. …

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VIDEO: Orion Forward Bay Cover Timelapse

On its next flight, Exploration Mission-1 (EM-1), NASA’s Orion will come screaming into the atmosphere from the Moon at a whopping 24,700 mph. The aeroshell – composed of critical heatshield and back shell components – protects the capsule from harm during extreme conditions of re-entry. Then, a series of 11 …

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VIDEO – Spotlight Space: Exploring Mars’ Interior

We’re going behind the scenes to spotlight the latest space technology in this edition of Spotlight Space. NASA’s InSight lander will explore Mars’ interior and will be the first to record measurements of Mars’ interior, providing scientists with the greatest clues yet into evolutionary processes that shaped the rocky planets. …

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VIDEO: U.S. Air Force Starts Experiments for 6th Generation Fighter

The Pentagon’s 6th Generation Fighter may be stealthy and will likely have next-generation computers, electronic warfare technology, speed, weapons and sensors The Air Force has begun experimenting and conceptual planning for a 6th generation fighter aircraft to emerge in coming years as a technological step beyond the F-35, service leaders …

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VIDEO: This is Why America’s Virginia-Class Submarines Are So Strong

The United States Navy might defer developing a new next-generation SSN(X) unless such a design holds the potential to provide a revolutionary leap over a modernized variant of the current Virginia-class attack submarine (SSN). While the Virginia-class was developed in the 1990s to be a cheaper alternative to the much …

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VIDEO: F-35B Lightning II Qualify Aboard USS Essex During Dawn Blitz

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 22, 2017) U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II pilots assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, participate in carrier qualifications aboard the USS Essex (LHD-2) during Exercise Dawn Blitz. The scenario-driven amphibious exercise conducted between Expeditionary Strike Group …

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VIDEO – TES: Transition Edge Sensor

Jerome Luine, Principal Scientist and Group Lead for Quantum Sensing and Metrology Research at Northrop Grumman, is working on one of the hardest challenges in quantum information science- the ability to create a single photon on demand.

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