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New NASA Technology Might Unlock Secrets Of El Nino And Provide Better Future Weather Forecasts

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) —  Some new NASA technology might help make living on Earth a lot safer.

The new technology was unveiled Friday at Edwards Air Force Base. 241 more words


Strange, Mysterious Lights In Skies Over California Was Missile Test

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Social media lit up Saturday evening as people reported seeing strange lights in the skies over California and Nevada.

It began shortly before 6 p.m. 370 more words


Blackbird Spying in the Dead of Night

Hello everyone! In anticipation of Mach 1 Day – my personal celebration of Chuck Yeager breaking the sound barrier on October 14, 1947 as I discussed in last year’s post: … 1,159 more words

F-35 Struggles In Dogfight with F-16, the 1980s Fighter Jet it's Supposed to Replace

Pilot at ‘distinct energy disadvantage’ 

Douglas Ernst writes:

The U.S. Air Force’s new F-35 struggled in a dogfight with the plane it is supposed to replace. 267 more words


The Biggest Blackbird I Ever Saw

I am standing in front of the SR-71, also known as The Blackbird. It was our country’s stealthiest flying machine before there was stealth in the sky. 165 more words

The Prospector

The wind whipped his beard and the blowing sand stung his sun and wind leathered face as he kneeled down and picked up the rock. He looked see if it had the right color, a trace of a vein, a fleck of gold, anything to give him hope. 382 more words


Los Angeles, Owens Valley, and Water

My Maternal family came to the upper Mojave Desert in the 1950’s. During that time my grandfather started talking to the “old timers” as he called them. 1,293 more words