NASA Television to Broadcast Fifth Meeting of the National Space Council

NASA Television to Broadcast Fifth Meeting of the National Space Council

Meeting of the National Space Council
Vice President Mike Pence, chairman of the National Space Council, will convene and preside over the fifth meeting.
Credits: NASA/Kim Shiflet

NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the fifth meeting of the National Space Council starting at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 26.

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NASA Updates Spacewalk Assignments, Announces Final Preview Briefing

NASA Updates Spacewalk Assignments, Announces Final Preview Briefing

NASA astronaut Christina Koch (center) assists fellow astronauts Nick Hague (left) and Anne McClain
NASA astronaut Christina Koch (center) assists fellow astronauts Nick Hague (left) and Anne McClain in their U.S. spacesuits shortly before they begin the first spacewalk of their careers. Hague and McClain worked outside, in the vacuum of space, for six hours and 39 minutes on March 22, 2019, to upgrade the International Space Station’s power storage capacity.
Credits: NASA

With the first in a series of three spacewalks successfully completed at the International Space Station, NASA has updated astronaut assignments for the remaining two spacewalks and will preview the third in an upcoming news conference on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

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Passenger experience improvements contribute to traffic growth as more people choose Milan Bergamo

Passenger traffic at Milan Bergamo continues to climb in 2019, with more-and-more people choosing to fly from the airport. The growth comes at a time when passenger satisfaction at the airport continues to improve, a result of the airport making investments of up to €450 million as part of its 2030 development plan.

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U.S. MDA and Boeing Complete Historic Missile Defense Test

FTG-05 prelaunch and launch at various locations; Huntsville and Vandenberg AFB

Two interceptors on one target validate GMD system improvements

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Mar. 25, 2019 — Today the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and Boeing [NYSE:BA] for the first time launched two Ground-based Midcourse Defense system interceptors to destroy a threat-representative target, validating the fielded system protects the United States from intercontinental ballistic missiles.

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Admiral John S McCain and the Triumph of Naval Air Power

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Rarely does a naval officer influence directly and indirectly the conduct of major war. This fine biography shows how McCain influenced US Navy air power in a personnel role and then as a Carrier Task Force commander in the Pacific. – Most Highly Recommended

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Flight Craft 16, Hawker Hunter, in British Service

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The Hunter was the last trans-sonic British jet fighter with a long service life and a successful export record. This new addition to the very popular Fight Craft series provides a host of magnificent specially commissioned full colour drawings and a great selection of photographic images, many never before published. – Most Highly Recommended

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The Royal Navy Wasp, an Operational & Retirement History

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The Wasp was the first helicopter in the World specifically designed to operate from destroyers and frigates. This is a story that extensively uses the words of those who worked with or flew the outstanding Wasp helicopter great text with excellent illustration. – Most Highly Recommended

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Images of War, The English Electric Lightning, Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives

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This new addition to the hugely popular “Images of War” series tells the story of the outstanding English Electric Lightning. This is a story of sadness and success. The Lightning was the last all-British fighter but it performed amazingly. – Highly Recommended

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