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The Von Braun Center is going to the dogs – for a good cause, that is.
Students from around the region gathered at the Alabama Regional Future City Competition, Saturday, held at The University of Alabama in Hunstville's Shelby Center
Their motto is simple, but their mission important: make a new kid’s life a little better.
The flight medic Soldier described his harrowing combat experiences in Afghanistan for a hushed audience Jan. 13 in Bob Jones Auditorium.
Registration is now open for the 2015 State of the Schools, presented by the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with The Schools Foundation. Featuring Alabama State School …
It’s inevitable that emergencies will happen, whether at home, while traveling or at work on Redstone Arsenal.
After last week’s 40-hour training, this is test time for the 20 volunteers of the Redstone Arsenal Tax Assistance Center.
On Monday the nation will pause to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
A new work-share initiative will allow supply chain management employees to take classes in the morning and work in the afternoon.
While most spend the holiday season bustling about with no time to spare, those at Redstone Test Center stopped to take a minute to think about local veterans. RTC team members experienced the joy of

US Army Materiel Command

WATERVLIET ARSENAL, N.Y. -- The arsenal commander had at least 120,000 reasons why it was important to host here Thursday a retired ferry boat captain from Staten Island, N.Y. After all, that is how …
The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center is the head of composite repair in Army aviation through its Prototype Integration Facility.
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- She was just eight years old when she joined the fight for equality, Sheyann Webb-Christburg, "the youngest freedom fighter," served as the guest speaker for the U.S. Army …
"At the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, we understand how science and technology bring the power of American innovation to everything we do."
In Army Materiel Command legal circles, Edward Korte is affectionately known as the father of preventive law. That legacy and his accomplishments as former command counsel earned him a spot in the …
This edition of Faces of the Force recognizes Steven Bryant who manages and guides the contracting process to enable the warfighting mission
Ninety-year-old Retired Maj. Gen. Oscar C. Decker, Jr. said he was "stunned" to find out he would be inducted into the Army Materiel Command's Hall of Fame. Stunned, in part, because he has been …
Picatinny engineers Michael Wright and Ralph Tillinghast from the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, saw a solution with WULF. They created a fire control using a sensor that can …
When Isabelle Hansen retired, she had no idea she would be receiving recognition for the work she did for the Army some 30 years later.
REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. (Jan. 22, 2015) --Those who were inducted into the Army Materiel Command's Hall of Fame in a Jan. 22 ceremony here say this is the type of honor that is not earned alone.

Military Science and Technology

The Army's second-generation Tactical Biological Detector will provide Soldiers with a lightweight, low-power, highly effective biological detector, officials said.
The Consumer Research Team at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center has posted an online questionnaire that will help the center's Combat Feeding Directorate determine the …
Seated at a small table within the offices of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's, USAMRMC, Combat Casualty Care Research Program, Dr. John Nagl nodded his head in silence as he …
Army Field Support Battalion - Afghanistan has assembled a team that incorporates expertise from the battalion, 401st Army Field Support Brigade, 4th Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, 1st Theater …
Army researchers and engineers are gathering at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, Jan. 14-16, to discuss research initiatives and focus on closing technology gaps on futuristic aviation-sustainment concepts …
New, lighter batteries are under development for Soldiers now, in-house, at the Army Research Laboratory here.
The White House released a video documenting how a Smithsonian-led team created the first 3-D models of a president. The video highlights the use of an Army-funded Light Stage scanning system, which …
Becoming a software developer for the "America's Army" video game at the U.S. Army Game Studio was an unlikely career choice for Matt Roberts, who was not a "big gamer" growing up. But after serving …
Inflatable ground satellite antennas are aiding in the expeditionary nature of U.S. and coalition forces, enabling them to achieve high-bandwidth network connectivity anywhere in the world from small …
The Army envisions a future where sensors dynamically interact with each other while sharing information with Soldiers. Its researchers are one step closer to enabling this common operating …

NASA News

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has returned the sharpest images ever seen of the dwarf planet Ceres. The images were taken 147,000 miles (237,000 kilometers) from Ceres on Jan. 25, and represent a new …
NASA Observes Day of Remembrance Yesterday at 10:00AM
NASA will pay will tribute to the crews of Apollo 1 and space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, as well as other NASA colleagues, during the agency's annual Day of Remembrance Wednesday, Jan. 28.
(Updates how media can participate via phone) -- NASA, Boeing and SpaceX will hold a news briefing on NASA Television at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston at noon EST (11 a.m. CST) …
NASA technologies are being used to locate underground water in some of the driest places on the Earth, build quieter and more fuel-efficient airplanes, and create shock absorbers that brace …
NASA, Boeing and SpaceX will hold a news briefing on NASA Television at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston at noon EST (11 a.m. CST) Monday, Jan. 26, to highlight key development …
NASA and Microsoft have teamed up to develop software called OnSight, a new technology that will enable scientists to work virtually on Mars using wearable technology called Microsoft HoloLens.
NASA will join the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) Wednesday, Jan. 21 for its third annual State of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (SoSTEM) event. The event …
The year 2014 ranks as Earth’s warmest since 1880, according to two separate analyses by NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists.
NASA is preparing for a Thursday, Jan. 29, launch of the first U.S. Earth-observing satellite designed to collect global observations of surface soil moisture. The agency’s Soil Moisture Active …
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft recently began its long-awaited, historic encounter with Pluto. The spacecraft is entering the first of several approach phases that culminate July 14 with the first …
 
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