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Tag: space
  • Goldfein delivers Air Force update

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein provided an update to his three focus areas during his remarks at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Sept. 19, 2017.
  • Breaking the gender barrier

    A panel of female leaders discussed breaking gender barriers throughout their careers during the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 19, 2017.
  • SecAF outlines Air Force priorities during speech

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson discussed the state of the Air Force during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.
  • Yesterday's Air Force: 70 years of Breaking Barriers

    American Airmen have been breaking barriers for 70 years in air, space and cyberspace, resulting in global vigilance, reach and power. They’ve shown tenacity in Korea’s MiG Alley, endurance in Vietnam’s Rolling Thunder campaign, decisiveness over the skies of Baghdad during Desert Storm and resilience in Iraq and Afghanistan. Airmen are now fully engaged as part of America’s Joint Force in every region of the world and every mission area across the full spectrum of military operations. Airmen span the globe and Airpower has become the “oxygen the joint team breathes.”
  • 310 OSS nominated for AFA Aerospace Award

    The 310th Operations Support Squadron took Airman innovation and work ethic to new heights when they were nominated at the Air Force level for the prestigious 2016 Air Force Association Aerospace Award Citation of Honor.
  • Oakhanger personnel visit Schriever

    Personnel from Schriever’s geographically separated unit at Ministry of Defense, Oakhanger, U.K., part of the 23rd Space Operations Squadron, and British representatives visited Schriever as well as Air Force Space Command Headquarters last month.
  • AF preparing to launch 5th OTV mission

    The Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office is undergoing final launch preparations for the fifth mission of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle. The OTV is scheduled to launch on Sept. 7, 2017, onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle.
  • UPDATE: DMSP F-19 to end mission

    The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Flight 19 will soon cease transmitting weather data after nearly three and a half years of operational service to DoD and civilian agencies.
  • Air Force stands up new Headquarters Space Directorate

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson has approved the reorganization of the Air Force headquarters to establish a Deputy Chief of Staff for Space Operations, who will be a three-star Air Force general officer.
  • 50 NOG opens summer with satellite launches

    The 50th Network Operations Group will open the summer season supporting five satellite launches in a 90-day timeframe, continuing to strengthen our partnerships to protect, defend and operate critical national space systems.
  • Senior leaders discuss US space posture

    On May 17, 2017, Air Force senior leaders testified before the Senate Armed Service Committee Strategic Forces subcommittee on military space, organization, policy and programs.
  • X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle-4 lands at Kennedy Space Center

    The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle mission 4 (OTV-4), the Air Force's unmanned, reusable space plane, landed at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Shuttle Landing Facility May 7, 2017.
  • 6 SOPS flies the COOP

    Once a year, members from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration travel from Suitland, Maryland, to Schriever AFB to work side-by-side with the 6th Space Operations Squadron for Continuity of Operations training. 6 SOPS, a Reserve squadron and part of the 310th Space Wing on Schriever, specializes in operating the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program satellites.
  • AFSPC commander unveils three major space initiatives at 33rd Space Symposium

    The Air Force unveiled three significant space initiatives at the 33rd Space Symposium here Tuesday.
  • Space for the Win: Air Force Officer Recognized for Excellence in Space Operations

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – A former Schriever Air Force Base unit commander recently received the General Bernard Schriever Award during the 60th annual National Space Club memorial dinner March 10 at Washington, D.C. Lt. Col. Kyle Pumroy, the former 527th Space Aggressor Squadron commander and now the chief of Space Force Structure Plans for
  • 3 SOPS satellite provides vital link

    Schriever’s 3rd Space Operations Squadron directed a new mission for the Defense Satellite Communications System’s B7 satellite, providing improved communication for scientists at the National Science Foundation’s Amundsen-Scott Station at the South Pole.
  • Kueker-Murphy takes command of 310th Space Wing

    Col. Traci Kueker-Murphy assumed command of the 310th Space Wing during a change-of-command ceremony Sept. 17.Kueker-Murphy assumed command from Col. Damon Feltman, who was the commander since July 2014.  The presiding officer for the ceremony was Maj. Gen. Richard Scobee, 10th Air Force commander.In his final comments to the wing, Feltman thanked
  • ‘Neighborhood Watch’ supports Navy operations

    The Joint Functional Component Command for Space officially tasked the 1st Space Operations Squadron to support Navy’s ongoing Mobile User Objective System-5 anomaly effort after the satellite failed to reach its target geosynchronous orbit on July 3.
  • New Boston firefighters compete in challenge

    Capt. Joe Segien, New Boston Fire Department firefighter, throws a hose during the NBFD’s “First Helmet” competition at New Boston Air Force Station, New Hampshire, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Seigen and other firefighters participated in the competition that tested the speed and efficiency of each department member. (Courtesy photo)
  • Red Flag 16-3: Fly, fight, win in air, space, cyber

    Red Flag 16-3 upped the ante in training on all domains, reflecting the Air Force’s mission – flight, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace.

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