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Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes Its First Flight

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue Members of NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter team in the Space Flight Operations Facility at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) were excited when data showed that the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter completed its first … Continue reading

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NASA ASRS Reports – Practical Considerations

Published online Midwest Flyer Magazine – February/March 2021 Any situation that could affect safety in the National Airspace System (NAS), other than criminal activities and accidents, may be confidentially reported to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) through the … Continue reading

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EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (July 8, 2020) — Recipients of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Ray Aviation Scholarships, which supply complete funding for flight training, will have a unique opportunity on July 14 as they will ask questions of … Continue reading

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Encouraging The Dream of Flight

The Unlikely Meeting Between Seventh-Graders and NASA Officialdom by Philip Handleman Spring was in the air. March winds swept across the northeastern Ohio flatlands carrying the balmy and aromatic scent of the thawing countryside. Incipient crocus and daffodils showed the … Continue reading

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NASA Ends Endeavour’s Journey

by Matthew Olafsen The National Air & Space Administration (NASA) called the second week in May 2012 and invited me to visit the inside of their orbiter “Endeavour,” while it was undergoing one of its final power-up procedures. This was … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Describes Demise of Orbiter Program, As Discovery Makes Final Pass & Heads For Udvar-Hazy

by Matthew Olafsen Bittersweet appeared to be the word of the day, April 17, 2012, as the orbiter “Discovery” made its final flight from the Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida to the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven … Continue reading

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2050, WAAS Approaches & Airport Security Topics At Minnesota Airports Conference

GRAND RAPIDS, MINN. – The Minnesota Council of Airports and the Minnesota DOT Office of Aeronautics will hold their annual Airports Conference, April 13-15, at the Sugar Lake Lodge in Grand Rapids. The MN/DOT Department of Public Works will be … Continue reading

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