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  • AFRL stands up new Civic Leader Program

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, established a new Civic Leader Program, or CLP, to build a group of informed and well-connected advocates that advises and collaborates with AFRL leadership and provides connections between civic leader communities and the public.

  • 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

  • AFRL celebrates unified science and technology enterprise

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, recognized the 25th anniversary of one AFRL at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Oct. 28, 2022, with a celebration led by AFRL Commander Maj. Gen. Heather Pringle and Chief Master Sgt. James “Bill” Fitch, AFRL command chief. The event honored the

  • AFRL STEM unit receives DOD STARBASE’s highest level award

    The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Department of Defense STARBASE NM program, managed through the AFRL STEM Academy, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, received accolades and certification to the highest level, for its work with fifth graders in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.

  • AFRL’s Ascent satellite marks end of mission objectives

    The Air Force Research Laboratory's small satellite named Ascent has completed all of its mission objectives and is performing extended operations to characterize the survivability of the commercial-off-the-shelf, or COTS, bus electronics in the geosynchronous Earth orbit, or GEO, space environment.

  • AFRL is developing green power for satellites

    The Air Force Research Laboratory, or AFRL, Space Vehicles Directorate is developing a new “green energy” fuel cell technology, that will allow thruster equipped spacecraft to convert chemical energy in its bipropellant into electrical power.

  • National radiation electronics expert brings value to AFRL space program

    The Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate is pleased to announce that Dr. Robert “Bob” Pugh was presented the prestigious Peter Haas award at the 2022 Hardened Electronics and Radiation Technology (HEART) Conference held March in Tarrytown, New York.  Pugh has been working in