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March 9, 2017

Retired Army Colonel Prepares for Space Station Mission

When retired Army Col. Mark Vande Hei blasts off into space later this year for a five-month mission aboard the International Space Station, he'll be proud to play a part in helping advance the human race.

Feb. 24, 2017

Guardsmen to Test Space Capsule Recovery Systems

Forty-five members of the New York Air National Guard are heading to Hawaii to participate in a joint NASA and Defense Department mission to evaluate recovery techniques and gear that will be used to recover NASA's Orion spacecraft.

Feb. 15, 2017

Astronauts Train With Air Force Survival School Instructors

Four NASA astronauts underwent water survival and recovery training with U.S. Air Force Survival School instructors IN preparation for anticipated test flights of the new commercially made American rockets, the Boeing CST-100 Starliner and the SpaceX Dragon.

Nov. 22, 2016

Director: DARPA Space Projects Critical to Shifting Trajectories

National security critically depends on space, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is focused today on creating the capabilities needed to help make that environment a real-time operational domain, DARPA Director Dr. Arati Prabhakar said.

March 17, 2016

DoD, Intel Leaders Partner on Space Capabilities

Space is crucial to U.S. national security, and the DoD and intelligence agencies are working to ensure the U.S. dominates the domain, officials told a House panel.

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