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Redstone Rocket

Delegates receive training to work toward solutions
Abatement effort aimed at preventing spread west
AMCOM Safety Office oversees Arsenal’s program
Recognize, retreat and report findings
Event to showcase renovation results
Army Community Service has lost one of its smiling icons.
Familial ties are undeniably some of the most important relationships we will ever have. The idea or notion of what a family is can be quite vast. While we most often consider family in the …
Employees of the Program Executive Office for Missiles and Space took to the Activity Field Thursday for a tailgate-style org day. The AMC Band’s Sonic Fusion entertained the revelers.
Family fire safety focus for event
Community builds residence for Corey Garmon’s family

US Army Materiel Command

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Team Redstone gathered to honor a local veteran with the third highest military award for valor, the Silver Star, for his actions in Vietnam.
Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey paid a visit to Redstone Arsenal Oct. 17 as part of her role as the chair of the Military Stability Commission. Citing the trip as "very informative," Ivey made stops at Marshall …
Two researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Computational and Information Sciences Directorate won first place in an international software design contest. The two will be recognized at …
If you're unable to attend this year's Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct. 13-15, 2014, in Washington, D.C., you will still be able to see most presentations through …
WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- With a 201-year history of continuous operation, the Army's Watervliet Arsenal has a common challenge that homeowners face every day ̶ How to reduce clutter.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Fostering innovation in a bureaucratic environment can be a daunting challenge. Military and industry leaders gathered at an Institute of Land Warfare forum during the Annual …
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- An Army Contracting Command civilian is the Reserve Officers Association's CW4 Michael J. Novosel Outstanding Warrant Officer of the Year for 2013.
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate's Fort Leonard Wood field element recently completed a live-fire experiment with the modular protective system …
The McAlester Army Ammunition Plant recently showed off its non-munitions production capabilities in railroad expertise to the senior leader at its higher headquarters with a ride and tour.

Military Science and Technology

In a media roundtable at the Association of the U.S. Army's Annual Meeting and Exposition, Gen. Daniel Allyn talked with reporters Oct. 13, 2014, about troops deploying to Africa, the new Army …
"This is a death spiral we're in now," said Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, describing the state of Army modernization.
Up in Alaska, the Army is looking to evaluate some new winter weather gear for Soldiers, including newer face masks, better gloves, and more modern tentage.
Department of Defense officials honored 45 Army civilians in a ceremony Oct. 8, 2014, at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, who voluntarily deployed to the Mediterranean Sea to destroy Syria's …
Body armor has saved countless lives in Iraq and Afghanistan, but an Improved Outer Tactical Vest, or IOTV, that doesn't fit properly can actually hinder a Soldier's performance in combat.
Eleven U.S. Army, Air Force and Navy military and civilian personnel convened in Chao Samran, Thailand, Sept. 22-26, 2014, to evaluate equipment with the Royal Thai Army, during Operation Crimson …
The Program Executive Office for Aviation at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, has once again pushed the envelope of technology for its family of unmanned aircraft systems.
In a climate of deep fiscal cuts, the Army's Aviation Restructure Initiative has some good news for its Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
This week at Fort Benning, Georgia, defense contractors are competing to provide the latest technologies to defeat IEDs.
The U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, and the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center, in Massachusetts, have mutual interest in identifying research …

NASA News

Recognizing that technology drives exploration, NASA has selected four teams of agency technologists for participation in the Early Career Initiative (ECI) pilot program. The program encourages …
Boeing has successfully completed the final milestone of its Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) Space Act Agreement with NASA. The work and testing completed under the agreement resulted …
NASA successfully captured thermal images of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on its descent after it launched in September from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The data from these thermal …
Peering through a giant cosmic magnifying glass, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a tiny, faint galaxy -- one of the farthest galaxies ever seen. The diminutive object is estimated to be …
NASA is carrying out its sixth consecutive year of Operation IceBridge research flights over Antarctica to study changes in the continent’s ice sheet, glaciers and sea ice. This year’s airborne …
NASA Television will broadcast live coverage of a six-hour spacewalk by two Russian crew members aboard the International Space Station beginning at 9 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Oct. 22.
NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) has provided scientists with five new findings into how the sun’s atmosphere, or corona, is heated far hotter than its surface, what causes the …
Peering out to the dim, outer reaches of our solar system, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered three Kuiper Belt objects (KBOs) the agency’s New Horizons spacecraft could potentially …
A NASA spacecraft designed to track Earth's water in one of its most important, but least recognized forms -- soil moisture -- now is at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, to begin final …
NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has provided scientists their first look at a storm of energetic solar particles at Mars, produced unprecedented ultraviolet images of …
 
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