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The 45th Space Wing supported SpaceX’s successful launch of a Falcon 9 Dragon spacecraft headed to the International Space Station from Space Launch Complex 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., July 18, 2016. The launch was the 13th major launch operation for the Eastern Range this year, and marks the ninth contracted mission by SpaceX under NASA’s commercial resupply services contract. (Courtesy photo/SpaceX) 45th SW supports SpaceX’s CRS-9 mission launch
The 45th Space Wing supported SpaceX’s successful launch of a Falcon 9 Dragon spacecraft headed to the International Space Station from Space Launch Complex 40 here July 18.
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Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James listens as Lt. Col. Keith Jansa, 8th Space Warning Squadron commander, speaks about the capabilities and missions performed by total force integrated partners July 7, 2016, at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo. During her time at the base, James viewed the 460th Space Wing’s Mission Control Station and spoke with space operators in their work centers and on the operations floor. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Nicholas Rau) James delves into space, missile warning mission with Buckley Airmen
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James engaged with Airmen from Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, July 7 and saw firsthand the space and missile warning mission that the base executes daily.
0 7/13
2016
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James participates in a discussion, moderated by Eldridge Colby, about the space enterprise at the Center for a New American Security’s annual conference in Washington, D.C., on June 20, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) James: ‘The DOD needs to continue with momentum gained’
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James participated in the Center for a New American Security’s annual conference in Washington, D.C., on June 20.
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2016
A United Launch Alliance Delta IV-Heavy rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 37B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, June 11, 2016, at 1:51 p.m. ET. The ULA Delta IV rocket carried a classified national security payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. (Courtesy photo by ULA) 45th SW supports successful launch
The 45th Space Wing supported United Launch Alliance’s successful launch of the NROL-37 spacecraft aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV-Heavy rocket from Space Launch Complex 37B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, June 11.
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2016
How GPS Works GPS registers most accurate signal yet
On April 25, the Air Force’s GPS registered its most accurate signal yet, according to the Aerospace Corporation, which has been monitoring the data since 2002.
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2016
Default Air Force Logo AF Space Command leader releases strategic intent doc
The head of the Air Force Space Command revealed his updated Commander’s Strategic Intent May 6. The strategic intent document serves as the overarching document guiding the command.
0 5/09
2016
Default Air Force Logo Hyten announces Space Enterprise Vision
Gen. John Hyten, the commander of Air Force Space Command, announced the command's Space Enterprise Vision April 12 at Peterson Air Force Base. The SEV is the result of an AFSPC-commissioned study that looked at how to make the nation's national security space enterprise more resilient.
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2016
Staff Sgts. Brad Owens and Stephanie Cole, and Senior Airman Henry Lero, all range weather forecasters with the 45th Weather Squadron, collect data ahead of an upcoming space launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Feb. 24, 2016. The squadron uses more than $80 million worth of equipment to analyze weather patterns in the 500-square-mile area. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sean Kimmons) Go for launch: Airmen forecast weather for space missions
Predicting weather for space missions is tough enough. But when forecasts cover part of Florida’s lightning alley, where a rocket blasting off could spur strikes, the demands of the job can skyrocket.
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2016
William Beauchamp, the Air Force deputy under secretary for space and principal Defense Department space advisor staff director, speaks on the importance of safeguarding the space enterprise during an Air Force Association breakfast in Arlington, Va., March 17, 2016. In his roles, Beauchamp works closely with the intelligence community and is responsible for overseeing all DOD space capabilities and activities and supporting the defense secretary on space portfolio decisions, and for providing principal support to the Air Force under secretary’s role as the Air Force’s focal point for space matters. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alyssa C. Gibson) AF space leader attends AFA breakfast
The Air Force deputy undersecretary for space spoke on the importance of safeguarding the space enterprise during an Air Force Association breakfast on March 17 at the Sheraton Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: March 18
This look around the Air Force features the Solid State Phased Array Radar System, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James discusses offset strategies, and exercise Cope Tiger.
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2016
The Solid State Phased Array Radar System at Clear Air Force Station, Alaska, stands under the Aurora Borealis. The system rises more than 100 feet from the Alaskan interior to provide early warning of ballistic missile attacks against the U.S. and Canada and space situational awareness. (Courtesy photo) Sentinel of space found in Alaskan wilderness
Among the bears, moose, wolves and wolverines of Alaska's interior is a silent sentinel of space -- Clear Air Force Station. Its personnel keep an eye on things above for the sake of tactical warning of ballistic missile attacks against the U.S. and Canada and space situational awareness.
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2016
The 45th Space Wing supported the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of the SES-9 communications satellite March 4, 2016, from Launch Complex 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The satellite increases SES’s global video capabilities in Asia, Indonesia and the Philippines, and is also designed to deliver reliable data connectivity across Asia while providing support to growing mobility communications needs across the Indian Ocean. (Courtesy photo/SpaceX) 45th Space Wing successfully launches Falcon 9 SES-9
The 45th Space Wing supported the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of the SES-9 communications satellite March 4 from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
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2016
Staff Sgt. David Jeetan, a mission assurance technician with the 45th Launch Support Squadron, inspects the nitrogen and helium panel inside a satellite processing facility at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Feb. 24, 2016. The gases are typically used to clean ground support equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Sean Kimmons) Airmen look ahead after historic GPS satellite mission
Capt. Trung Nguyen was born the year the first of the latest series of GPS satellites was blasted into space. Twenty seven years later, the Airman helped process the final GPS IIF satellite, worth about $131 million, before it was launched on an Atlas V rocket in early February.
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Yesterday’s Air Force: The Challenger disaster
It was 30 years ago that the much-anticipated launch of Space Shuttle Challenger quickly turned to tragedy. Here's a look back at this fateful day, as well as the successes of the shuttle's previous missions.
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2016
An Air Force Reserve pararescueman descends into the Atlantic Ocean from a C-17 Globemaster III in an effort to recover a NASA astronaut as part of an exercise Jan. 14, 2016, off the shore of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The 45th Operations Group’s Detachment 3 joined NASA's Commercial Crew Program; Air Force pararescuemen; combat rescue officers; and survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists to practice recovering astronauts quickly and safely in the event they would need to abort their spacecraft. (U.S Air Force photo/Matthew Jurgens) Astronaut rescue exercise proves Airmen ready to support space mission
It's not common an astronaut must be rescued out of rough open waters after descending home to Earth in a crewed capsule; but when those space race-era days of human space flight return, a small Air Force detachment knows they will be ready. The 45th Operations Group’s Detachment 3 joined NASA's Commercial Crew Program; Air Force pararescuemen; combat rescue officers; and survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists in a simulated astronaut rescue at Patrick Air Force Base Jan. 14.
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Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee Jan. 27, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Testifying with James was Frank Kendall, the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics. The witnesses provided insight on the military's space launch capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) SecAF testifies on military space launch
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee along with Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Frank Kendall on military space launch and the use of Russian-made rocket engines Jan. 27.
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2016
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James participates in a moderated discussion as part of the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Smart Women Smart Power Initiative in Washington, D.C., Jan. 14, 2015. Moderated by Nina Easton, SWSP convenes top-level women leaders to discuss critical and timely issues in their respective fields, reflect on their professional experiences and share ideas and insights. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Varhegyi) SecAF speaks at CSIS for Smart Women, Smart Power series
Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studies as part of its Smart Women, Smart Power series Jan. 14. SWSP launched in December 2014 and convenes top-level women leaders to discuss critical and timely issues in their respective fields, reflect on their professional experiences, and share ideas and insights.
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Tech Report: Orbital launch systems
The Atlas V, Delta IV and Falcon 9 are three rockets used by the Air Force to launch national security payloads into space. For many years, the United Launch Alliance has been the exclusive manufacturer of rockets used by the Air Force for national security; however, in 2015 the Air Force certified private company Space X to launch military payloads.
0 1/06
2016
Default Air Force Logo BLUE: The Spirit of Exploration
Have you ever dreamed of going into space? In this episode of BLUE, we meet two Air Force astronauts who share their experiences and give us a glimpse into the future of space exploration.
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2015
Default Air Force Logo FYI: Air Force Astronaut Nomination Program
In this episode of FYI, Tech. Sgt. Holly Roberts-Davis tells us about the Air Force Astronaut Nomination Program for active-duty Air Force members.
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2015
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