1.) Aerial waterfowl surveys contract in California - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has a requirement for aerial waterfowl surveys on the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Tule Lake, Calif. [Full story]
2.) Air Force meets with industry to discuss KC-46 maintenance contract - The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center held a series of Industry Day meetings in January to provide potential prime contractors with greater insight into program requirements and to foster competition in the acquisition of the KC-46 Maintenance Training System. [Full story]
3.) Antares rocket ready to launch space station cargo ship - An Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares rocket is ready for flight on launch Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Va., liftoff planned for 1:07 p.m. EST on Thursday. [Full story]
4.) Insider account to the space shuttle Challenger disaster - This week marks the 28th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger disaster, and the release of “Challenger: An American Tragedy - The Inside Story from Launch Control” by Hugh Harris, who was chief of public information for NASA's Kennedy Space Center at the time. [Full story]
5.) Arianespace aims for new satellite launch record in 2014 - Following a year of unprecedented orders, European-based Arianespace is gearing up to beat its record for the number of satellite launches during a year in 2014. [Full story]
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