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Default Air Force Logo Fort Mac Gate Improvement and Civil Engineering Consolidation EA Public Comment Period Now Open
A public comment period is now open for the draft Fort MacArthur Gate Improvement and Civil Engineering Consolidation Environmental Assessment. The draft EA analyzes the potential environmental impacts resulting from implementing proposed vehicle access gate improvements and the consolidation of civil engineering functions at Fort MacArthur.
0 8/29
2016
A Delta IV rocket carrying AFSPC-6 mission lifts off from Space Launch Complex-37 at 12:52 a.m. EDT, Aug. 19.(Photo by United Launch Alliance)
Air Force successfully launches GSSAP 3/4 – AFSPC-6 from Cape Canaveral AFS
The U.S. Air Force and its mission partners successfully launched the third and fourth Orbital ATK built Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) satellites aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV launch vehicle from Space Launch Complex 37, Cape Canaveral AFS, Florida at 12:52 a.m. EDT.“Today’s successful launch will enhance our
0 8/19
2016
AFSPC-6 Mission Art U.S. Air Force set to launch next GSSAP spacecraft
The U.S. Air Force is scheduled to launch the third and fourth Orbital/ATK built Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) satellites aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV launch vehicle on Aug. 19. The mission, called AFSPC-6, will deliver two Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program satellites into orbit to further
0 8/18
2016
Default Air Force Logo SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Arrives in Florida, Prepares for October Launch
The U.S. Air Force’s Space Based Infrared Systems program completed a major program milestone on Aug. 2, successfully delivering a Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite Flight 3 to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. “GEO Flight 3 delivery and launch marks a significant milestone in fulfilling our commitment to the missile-warning community,
0 8/05
2016
Default Air Force Logo New SBIRS ground system enters into dedicated operational testing
Air Force Space Command’s Space and Missile Systems Center and 460th Space Wing are pleased to announce the successful completion of the Space-Based Infrared Systems Block 10 ground system’s Integrated Test and Evaluation (IT&E) phase and entry into Operational Utility Evaluation (OUE), the dedicated operational testing phase of the program.   Key
0 8/05
2016
An Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Cape Canaveral AFS' Space Launch Complex-41 July 28 at 8:37 a.m. EDT. Designated NROL-61, the mission is in support of national defense.  (ULA photo) Air Force, NRO & ULA teams launch NROL-61
The U.S. Air Force and its government/corporate successfully launched a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 421 vehicle with a National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) payload from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, July 28.“This successful launch is a testament to the teamwork among a group of professionals who continue
0 8/03
2016
Default Air Force Logo Air Force Releases GPS III-3 Launch Services RFP
The Air Force released a Request for Proposal for an Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) Launch Service supporting the Global Positioning System (GPS) III-3 mission scheduled to launch in 2019.  The draft RFP was released on June 14 to obtain industry feedback to inform the Final RFP.  After extensive industry engagements, the Final RFP was
0 8/03
2016
Default Air Force Logo Program executive officer for space is now on Twitter
Both the commander of the Space and Missile System Center and program executive officer for space and the SMC command chief are now a part of the growing trend of the Air Force’s top leaders who have opened a Twitter account to augment communication with Airman at geographically separated units and the public. Twitter is an online social networking
0 7/21
2016
Lt. Sarah "Bobbi" Garcia Warrior of the Week: Lt. Sarah "Bobbi" Garcia
Directorate/Unit:  SMC/LE Duty Title:  Lead Acquisition Budget Analyst, RSLP, Launch Enterprise  Years in Service:  1 year Time on Station:  8 months Hometown:  San Antonio, Texas Goals:  Finish MBA by Spring of 2018; complete financial goals by 2019; complete 2nd level FM Certification and Acquisition Certification by Fall of 2019; selection for
0 6/29
2016
Capt. Emily Stanhouse Warrior of the Week: Capt. Emily Stanhouse
 Directorate:  Launch EnterpriseDuty title: Launch Vehicle Production Operations EngineerYears in Service: 5 yearsTime on Station: 1 yearHometown: Miamisburg, OhioGoals:  To use my Master’s Degree in Intelligence Studies and my work experience for a future role in developing and fielding intelligence capabilitiesHobbies: Traveling, snowboarding,
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2016
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