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Redstone Rocket

Redstone Arsenal’s community garden is busy these days as gardeners make regular checkups of their harvesting crops.
This year’s Adventures at AMCOM students received graduation certificates Friday from the Aviation and Missile Command’s commander Maj. Gen. Jim Richardson and deputy Cathy Dickens.
Visiting youngsters saw manmade lightning and unmanned aircraft systems, among other things last week.
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Beginning July 21, Neal Road will undergo a three-month subsurface repair and resurfacing project in two phases. During this time sections of Neal Road will be closed to traffic.
When the 35 students of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Upward Bound program visited Thursday, they had no idea what to expect. In fact for many of the students the trip was …
Commanders at Fox Army Health Center may come and go, but one thing remains the same – their commitment to “serving to heal, honored to serve.”
The Army Materiel Command Band’s Tennessee River Ramblers play Friday at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center during the space museum’s Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza.
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US Army Materiel Command

ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Illinois -- The Army Materiel Command named its Soldier and non commissioned officer of the year after a two-day Best Warrior Competition here.
Dr. Thomas Russell is director of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory at Adelphi, Md. He is the chief scientist for the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.
ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, Illinois -- The Army Materiel Command's Best Warrior Competition began well before dawn Monday with eight competitors vying for an opportunity to win the title here and compete …
TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Technicians here have successfully completed operational testing for the Defense Department AIMS platform certification on the AN/TPS-63B Radar System. AIMS stands for …
The finest Soldiers in the U.S. Army Materiel Command will compete for the honor of representing our command at the Army-wide competition in October. The two-day competition will assess their …
Dr. Jessie Chen from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Human Research and Engineering Directorate in Orlando, Fla., recently spoke to leading researchers in emotion science and social robotics with …
Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia hosted the Honorable Itsunori Onodera, the Japanese Minister of defense, at the United States Army's Watercraft Equipment Base-Yokohama North Dock, Japan, …
"The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command's Office of Small Business Programs will hold a small business outreach event, Tuesday, July 29th, at Building 6008 (Mallette Training Facility) on …
Twelve Soldiers from 23rd Military Police Co. out of Fort Drum, New York, have completed approximately 1,500 customs clearance missions and inspected approximately 1,000 vehicles during their 270 day …
The 414th Contracting Support Brigade has a new commander. Col. Christine Beeler assumed command of the 414th from Col. Paul Pardew during a July 10 ceremony at the U.S. Army Garrison, …

Military Science and Technology

Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., are researching a way to develop a new type of tracer round that not only would perform its function during the day as well as night, but also improve shooter …
Lt. Gen. Michael E. Williamson, who serves as principal military deputy to the assistant secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, discussed America's industrial base at the …
In the fiscal year 2014 study, "Design, Implement, and Demonstrate Integrated Training to Optimize Human Performance and Discourage PTSD and Suicide," known as the Squad Overmatch Study, the goal was …
Researchers at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center in Massachusetts, are developing a pocket-sized aerial surveillance device for Soldiers and small units …
Turning a now-standard tool for medical diagnostics and therapeutics to a host of new applications, the U.S. Army Research Laboratory Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate recently acquired a …
Army researchers are investigating ways to incorporate 3-D printing technology into producing food for Soldiers.
Fort Sill, Oklahoma, hosted training on the Army's newest fuel-efficient ultra-low emmitting N-ViroMotive locomotives, July 7-11, 2014.
The Army is creating a standard marketplace of tactical communications hardware to support the Common Operating Environment initiative and deliver a familiar and intuitive experience for Soldiers.
Researchers at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, with help from the Advanced Structures and Composites Center at the University of Maine, have developed the Improved …
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NASA News

After almost two decades with NASA, including two space shuttle missions, astronaut Mike Massimino left the space agency Monday for a full-time position with Columbia University in New York.
NASA's Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of driving. The previous record was held …
Scientists using mission data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus. Their analysis suggests it is possible for liquid water …
NASA has awarded the Environmental Test and Integration Services II (ETIS II) contract to Sierra Lobo, Inc of Fremont, Ohio. The contract will support the Applied Engineering and Technology …
Media are invited to learn about NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) airborne mission from scientists and pilots and see the remotely-piloted aircraft used in the study from 10 a.m. to 1 …
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have gone looking for water vapor in the atmospheres of three planets orbiting stars similar to the sun -- and have come up nearly dry.
NASA has selected Wyle Laboratories, Inc., Houston, to support NASA's flight programs and mission projects, providing support for multiple sustained project management, research and technology …
A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground …
NASA has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to investigate the possibility of using commercial Mars-orbiting satellites to provide telecommunications capabilities for future robotic missions to …
 
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