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  • First Falcon Heavy mission for Defense Department successfully launched

    The U.S. Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center and its mission partners, NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, successfully launched the Department of Defense’s Space Test Program-2 mission from the Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A at 2:30 a.m. EDT on June 25

  • Companies offered an opportunity to make pitches to the Air Force

    On Nov. 6 in San Francisco, Air Force Pitch Day for Space will continue the Air Force’s initiative to demonstrate a faster and smarter strategy in technology investments and partnerships with small businesses. As critical sources of innovative new ideas and solutions, the Air Force invites small

  • SMC ready for 'Summer of Launch' lift off

    Summer 2019 heralds the “Summer of Launch” campaign for the Space and Missile Systems Center.As the nation’s launch vehicle procurer of choice, SMC leads the Department of Defense launch community as the organization prepares for four major milestones over a 31-day period.Space Test Program-2,

  • LAAFB celebrates Diversity and Inclusion Day 2019

    Approximately 100 students from Dana and El Segundo middle schools gathered together at Los Angeles Air Force Base on May 31 to celebrate the 2019 Diversity and Inclusion Day.The students were divided into four teams and asked to participate in activities that focused on STEM (Science, Technology,