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Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing support the successful launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 Heavy launch February 7, 2018. Reserve Citizen Airman support successful SpaceX Falcon Heavy milestone launch
Reserve Citizen Airmen are used to supporting milestone rocket launches, and have supported manned spaceflight launches through the years; however, they have never supported a rocket toting a car.
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2018
Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, support a SpaceX launch from Kennedy Space Center (Courtesy photo) Citizen Airmen support successful Falcon 9 NROL-76 launch
Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing cleared the Eastern Test Range in support of SpaceX’s successful launch of the NROL-76 spacecraft aboard a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center May 1 at 7:15 a.m. ET.SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched with a classified national security payload for the U.S. National
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2017
Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, support a SpaceX launch from Kennedy Space Center (Courtesy photo) Citizen Airmen support milestone recycled rocket launch
SpaceX made history March 30 with the successful launch of a reused Falcon 9 rocket, marking the first time a commercial company has been able to send a previously-launched rocket into space a second time.   SpaceX launched SES-10 from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 6:27 p.m. EDT. One hour prior to the
0 3/30
2017
To ensure the flying safety of Air Force choppers used to save lives in combat, maintenance crews from the 920th Rescue Wing swap out an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter for reconditioning January 25, 2017. A team of 10 maintainers is necessary to skillfully muscle the metal warrior into the cargo bay however, more often join the unique event for hands-on training and to secure the warrior on a smooth journey over an ocean and a continent to trade places with the combat-weary aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Cathleen Snow)
Maintenance crews swap out rescue choppers for combat ops
Combat is hard on the body; it’s especially hard on the body of military choppers flown over Afghanistan’s jagged mountains and through its never-ending dust. To ensure the flying safety of Air Force choppers used to save lives in combat, maintenance crews from the 920th Rescue Wing swap out an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter for reconditioning.
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2017
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