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New Earth observing-satellite beams back first images
The first images of Earth from the Landsat 9 satellite, which was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Sept. 27, have been released this month, ushering in a new chapter in the longest-running continuous satellite program dedicated to Earth observation.

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Air Force’s B-21 bomber is seen costing $203 billion into 2050s
The figure represents the most complete estimate to date for the heavily classified program won by Northrop Grumman Corp. in 2015. It's also an attempt by the Air Force to make good on a vow to help prevent sticker shock among lawmakers by providing more transparency on cost data as the secretive aircraft proceeds through development.
A village of ‘peace and hope’ for Afghan refugees living on Holloman Air Force Base
In the town square recreation area in Aman Omid Village on Holloman Air Force Base, children play in the cool mid-morning early November weather. At the Women’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation Center, girls and women dance the Attan, Afghanistan’s national dance. This is how Afghan refugees living on Holloman air Force Base pass the time while they await resettlement.

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