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SBIRS constellation forms under one roof

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 9:44am
Airmen from the 460th Operations Group have made history by successfully completing the first series of Space Based Infrared System satellite and antenna communication on Jan. 28-30 from Block 10, the new operations floor, on Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.

AF conducts massive protected MILSATCOM test

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:52pm
The Air Force concluded a six-month rigorous and complex multiservice operational test and evaluation of its Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF)system in January at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.

45th Space Wing, SpaceX sign first-ever landing pad agreement at Cape Canaveral

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 10:09am
Brig. Gen. Nina Armagno, the 45th Space Wing commander, recently signed a five-year leasing agreement with SpaceX that will allow for the creation of the first-ever "Landing Pad" at Launch Complex 13 at historic Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

45th SW launches 3rd Mobile User Objective System satellite

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 1:43pm
The 45th Space Wing successfully launched the third Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite, built by Lockheed Martin, for the U.S. Navy on Jan. 20.

45th SW supports 5th SpaceX launch for ISS resupply mission

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 8:28am
The 45th Space Wing supported Space Exploration Technologies' (SpaceX) successful launch of their Falcon 9 Dragon spacecraft headed to the International Space Station from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, Jan 10.

Warfighters reap benefits as critical upgrades continue

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:27am
The AWAC 40/45 program office is delivering, and potentially accelerating, critical upgrades to the service's primary platform.

GPS analysts bridge gap between launch, orbit

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 5:00am
As the Air Force continues to upgrade its most recognizable space constellation, a small team is busy testing and evaluating, and ensuring that each spacecraft is ready to begin its job of providing position, navigation, and timing to more than 3 billion worldwide users.

SMC stands up new Advanced Systems and Development Directorate

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:11pm
While space officially begins at 62 miles above the Earth's surface, for the men and women of the Air Force space begins near sea level at the Space and Missile Systems Center in El Segundo, Calif.

New app to solve basic computer problems across AF

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:15pm
As the Air Force Enterprise Service Desk goes virtual, Airmen will see a new application on their computers that allows them to immediately tackle and fix their minor information technology issues

AF tests first all-electric vehicle fleet in California

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 11:45am
Air Force officials unveiled the Department of Defense’s first non-tactical vehicle fleet, composed entirely of plug-in electric vehicles, at Los Angeles Air Force Base Nov. 14.