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  • AFRL Physicist Wins Top Science Award

    KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. - Air Force Research Laboratory scientist Dr. Robert Johnson has won the most prestigious science and technology award in the U.S. Air Force – the Harold Brown Award. The award is given annually to a scientist or engineer who uses scientific research to solve a problem critical to the needs of the Air Force.In a
  • AFRL wins big at Rotary National Space Awards

    Air Force Research Laboratory scientists and engineers from the AFRL Space Vehicles and Directed Energy Directorates were big winners at the recent 2018 Rotary National Award for Space Achievement awards presentation.
  • AFRL breaks ground on state-of-the-art research facility

    Kirtland leaders broke ground for the Navigation Technology Satellite Integration Laboratory, a $3.8 million state-of-the-art research facility that will allow the Air Force Research Laboratory to maintain vibrant in-house research capabilities. The 10,000 square foot facility is expected to be completed this fall. From left to right: Barry Bunn,
  • Successful launch for AFRL Eagle spacecraft experiment on AFSPC-11 mission

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – The Air Force Research Laboratory’s EAGLE spacecraft flight experiment was successfully launched on board a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, April 14.EAGLE, short for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) Secondary Payload Adapter (ESPA) Augmented Geosynchronous
  • AFRL researchers receive high honors

    Two Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate researchers were recently recognized for receiving the 69th Annual Arthur S. Flemming Air Force-level award. Dr. Jeremy Banik was recognized in the Applied Science and Engineering category for his outstanding contributions in the area of deployable spacecraft structures, and Dr. Benjamin Prince was recognized in the Basic Science category for his research in next-generation electric propulsion systems.
  • AFRL hosts annual Robotics Challenge Expo

    In an effort to promote interest in STEM, Air Force Research Laboratory’s La Luz Academy at Kirtland hosted student teams from around New Mexico for the annual Robotics Challenge Expo March 9.
  • AFRL NM research physicist receives award

    Research physicist John Burke of the Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate at Kirtland was selected as an Science and Engineering Early Career Award recipient.
  • AFRL NM celebrates 100 years of AF science, technology

    On Nov. 9, the Air Force Research Laboratory's New Mexican directorates celebrated a century of evolving lineage from their ancestral unit at McCook.
  • AFRL captain earns German military proficiency badge

    An Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate physicist considers herself lucky to have experienced a recent deployment to Afghanistan, where she earned a German badge for military skills.
  • AFRL Commanders Challenge seeks participants

    “Got innovation?” That’s a question that AFRL New Mexico’s John Holbrook is asking of Team Kirtland in advance of this year’s AFRL Commanders Challenge.Holbrooks is looking for a team of junior members (officers, enlisted members, and civilians with under 10 years of service) with a passion for innovation. The team he puts together will take on a