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  • AFRL senior autonomy scientist receives presidential civilian award

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – Dr. Steven K. Rogers, Air Force senior scientist for autonomy, was recently selected by President Biden to receive the Presidential Rank Award of Distinguished Senior Professional. Only one percent of career senior executive service or senior

  • AFRL leader tapped for Space Force key acquisition position

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AFRL) -The Air Force Research Laboratory recently announced the assignment of its Space Vehicles Directorate director, Col. Eric J. Felt, to a position with the U.S. Space Force as Deputy Executive Director for the Space Architecture, Science and Technology Directorate

  • New DAF software factory aims to digitally transform AFRL

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – The chief software officer for the Air Force recently designated Hangar 18 as a Department of the Air Force software factory. Hangar 18 joins 16 other DAF software factories—including the first, Kessel Run—that have sprung up across the nation since the

  • AFRL detects moon around asteroid with smallest telescope yet

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AFRL) - On November 29, 2021, an Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Starfire Optical Range (SOR)* telescope on Kirtland Air Force Base near Albuquerque, New Mexico, recorded an image of asteroid (22) Kalliope, and its natural satellite Linus. A confirming image was

  • Edison Grants empower researchers in uniform

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFRL) – What started in an Air Force Academy classroom could end up benefiting women worldwide, thanks to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Edison Grant Program.An Edison Grant also is allowing a young AFRL scientist-in-uniform to lead experiments with a

  • AFRL takes STEMtoSpace to students in the southwest

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. (AFRL) – Members of Air Force Research Laboratory made stops in December at schools in the desert southwest, to put a face to the U.S. Space Force and encourage students to consider a career in the extra-terrestrial domain.Lt. Mary Albrecht and Lt. Chance Baxter, both