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  • AFRL joins New Mexico national labs in postdoc speech competition

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, collaborated with Sandia National Laboratories, Los Alamos National Laboratory and the New Mexico Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, to conduct a postdoctoral, or postdoc, Ted Talk-style speech competition called the Rio Grande Research

  • Air, Space Forces transition to AFWERX 3.0

    As an innovative learning organization driven to accelerate change in the Department of the Air Force, AFWERX will release a series of new initiatives in support of its 3.0 evolution. Air and Space Force leaders will detail new opportunities for stakeholder engagement during a live broadcast Dec.

  • AFRL breaks ground on new FORTRESS space lab

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, held a ground-breaking ceremony, Nov. 16, 2022, beginning construction on the Facility for Radiation Tolerance Research on Electronics for Space and Strategic Systems, or FORTRESS, a 6,200-square-foot, $4.5 million facility, located adjacent to the AFRL

  • AFRL employee embraces Native American heritage

    November marks National American Indian Heritage Month, a time dedicated to celebrating, educating and raising general awareness of the unique challenges the people have faced. Lenell Kern, the lead for Strategic Engagements at the Air Force Research Laboratory or AFRL, celebrated her story as a

  • AFRL’s Minority Leaders Program pursues further expansion

    Since 2005, the Air Force Research Laboratory Minority Leaders – Research Collaboration Program, or ML-RCP, has sought to expand and enhance the research capabilities of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, or HBCUs, and Minority Serving Institutions, or MSIs, through collaborative research

  • AFRL awards contract for pioneering spacecraft in region of Moon

    The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a $72 million contract to Advanced Space LLC to demonstrate space situational awareness, object detection and tracking in the region of the Moon, supporting a resurgence of interest in lunar exploration and development across civil, commercial and