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  • Space Security Challenge 2022: Hack-A-Sat 3 registration opens

    The U.S. Air and Space Force, in collaboration with the security research community, opened registration April 8 for the qualification round of the third annual Space Security Challenge: Hack-A-Sat satellite hacking competition. Hack-A-Sat enables and encourages security researchers of all levels to

  • Spark Tank idea comes to life through AFRL engineers

    Imagine a kitchen without a countertop or a garage without a space for its tools and nothing but the floor as a workspace. This is how Ground Surgical Teams (GST) have worked for years, but engineers from the 711th Human Performance Wing, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), are

  • Sensors Directorate partnership creates avenue to AFRL careers

    For the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), attracting world-class and diverse talent is key to solving the Air Force’s most challenging scientific and technological problems. The Autonomy Technology Research (ATR) Center summer internship program is a vital piece to that puzzle.

  • Student internship program celebrates 20th year

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, OHIO (AFRL) – Sixty interns from 31 high schools nationwide recently completed the Wright Scholar Research Assistant Program despite the continued challenges posed by COVID-19. The summer internship, now it is 20th year, offers research opportunities and paid work

  • SpaceWERX ready to propel space innovation

    LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AFRL) – SpaceWERX officially lifted off Aug. 19 during the virtual Space Force Pitch Day. The event closed with 19 small businesses securing Phase II Small Business Innovation Research contracts to advance their cutting-edge space technologies.The newly launched

  • Some AFRL Field Grade Officers transfer to U.S. Space Force

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – Eleven Field Grade Officers assigned to the Air Force Research Laboratory joined more than 700 Airmen across the nation, ceremonially transferring from the U.S. Air Force to the U.S. Space Force. All have or will complete separate transfer actions to