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Program managers from ARO in the fields of chemistry, physics, mathematics and environmental, social and life sciences volunteered as speed mentors to students ranging from grades 5 to 12.

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An oral history of Project Nekton, the dives at the end of 1959 and early 1960 that culminated at the Challenger Deep were meant to test the viability of using manned craft at extreme depths to study marine life, the propagation of sound, and other scientific questions.
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First in vivo tests demonstrate ultrasound can be used to wirelessly power and communicate with millimeter-scale devices surgically placed in muscles and nerves.
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The mission of the Airman Systems Directorate, part of the 711th HPW and Air Force Research Laboratory, is to exploit biological and cognitive science and technology to optimize and protect the Airman’s capability to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace.
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NASA’s Orion spacecraft parachute drop at US Army Yuma Proving Ground aborted due to an oxygen system problem aboard the C-17 aircraft carrying the parachutes and payload.
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Dr. Reginald O’Hara and his exercise physiology research team at the U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, part of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing, are working to reduce that heat stress.
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USS Makin Island (LHD 8) hosted 12 members of Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet’s Scientists to Sea program.
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Meet Dr. Andrew Guenthner, Principal Chemical Engineer and Applied Materials Group Lead in the Propellants Branch at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Aerospace Systems Directorate, at Edwards AFB, CA.
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