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All I know is what I read in the papers… – Will Rogers
All I know is what I read in the papers… – Will Rogers

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1 KickStart Your Rocket City News Review Hugh Stanley Hugh@myKickStart

KickStart Your Rocket City News Review Hugh Stanley Hugh@myKickStart

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2 Networking Opportunities

Networking Opportunities

8/20 1130: SAME Lunch – Madison Square Holiday Inn – ‘Range of the Future’ 8/21 1115: HAMA Lunch – Marriott – Tom Kallam, AMCOM 8/31 AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum and Exposition (SPACE 2015) - Pasadena, CA 9/01 NAITA Export Control Update – Westin – Kevin Wolf 9/07 Labor Day – Federal Holiday 9/09 0800: DAU Acquisition Update – 7115 Old Madison Pike 1730: UAH College Business Entrepreneurship Roundtable – Chan Auditorium 9/10 NGAUS 137th General Conference – Nashville, TN 9/11 Patriot Day – 9/11/01 9/12 1200: SSV 9/11 Honor Walk – S&RC 9/14 1130: Cyber HSV Lunch – Holiday Inn Research Park – Pat Sullivan 256-799-0213 9/15 Joint AUVSI / AFCEA UAS Conference - Lockheed Martin CIC 9/17 0700: 20th Marshall Small Business Alliance Meeting - Davidson Center 0800: SMDWG? 9/22 1600: MRC All-Hands – Bldg. 3494A, Rm. 144 9/22 1730: CoC Annual Outing – Ditto Landing 9/23 AUTUMN BEGINS

3 Local

Local

Army Missile Defense Must Step Up Its Game: Heidi Shyu - “We need to enable ourselves to operate in a much more contested environment,” …SMD symposium WWII Victory Day celebration honors veterans - “If this celebration today doesn’t make you proud to be an American…” said keynote speaker Lt. Gen David Mann Attendance soars at SMD Symposium in Huntsville - more than 4,000 name badges were printed …about 1,000 more than previous events Lucia Cape: biggest ROI on a CoC investment - Chamber director gets senior economic development promotion - work was crucial on Remington Outdoor, Polaris, cience and Engineering Services and Boeing Research and Technology. Bill Waite passes far to soon - Co-founder of Huntsville's AEgis Technologies, dies at 68 3 AL cities on 'most educated list' HSV NOT one of them. The Donald is coming to Mobile ...but Bentley likes Kasich Do commercial spaceports have a future? - It seems like an awful lot of infrastructure dedicated to an industry still in its infancy.

4 Space Biz

Space Biz

One giant leaf for mankind - Lettuce remember the salad days of ISS - Astronauts Get First Taste of Veggies Harvested in Space The most successful media outlet last week was ...NASA(?!) …NASA's Social Media Strategy Is Genius—And Kinda Maddening - dropped an Insta-bomb. …putting the science team on Reddit for an AMA to pulling questions from Twitter during live press briefings, the New Horizons mission had the social savvy of a tech company’s product rollout. Frustrated Bolden Urges Congress to Fund Commercial Crew, Announces $490 Million Contract Modification With Russia - Bolden calls for support of Commercial Crew in letter to Congress - The US rocket program has veered off course yet again—and that means paying Russia more 8 minutes of RS-25 Mississippi ground-pounding smoke and fire - Watch NASA test fire a Space Launch System rocket engine - Aerojet Rocketdyne's RS-25 Engine Completes Key Full-Duration (535 seconds) verification test at NASA's Stennis Space Center SpaceShipTwo 'Pilot Was Thrown From The Vehicle' High In Atmosphere - Pilot told the NTSB that when the flight went wrong, he heard a loud bang, and then what sounded like "paper fluttering in the wind" - Siebold Shouted Yeehaw! Seconds Before Disaster Struck. Russia schedules first Proton rocket launch since crash - Proton-M rocket should blast off from the Baikonur on August 28 carrying a British Inmarsat-5F3 communications satellite.

5 Space Exploration

Space Exploration

No place like home? ...Have you heard about Kepler 452b? - Earth 2.0: What we know about Kepler 452b, the most Earth-like planet ever ... - It's slightly warmer than Earth, slightly larger, could have liquid water on the surface and it's 1,400 light years away Mark your calendar - end to the universe can be penciled in - 'The Universe is slowly dying,' study shows with unprecedented precision - just not what it was 2 billion years ago NASA-Funded Study Finds Lunar Resources Could Cut Space Exploration Cost By $10B A Year - conducted by two non-profit organisations focused on the future plan of space stations on the moon NASA wants to send microbes to Mars to prepare for human habitation - Terraforming has long been a staple of science fiction. The theoretical process involves artificially altering a planet's atmosphere and climate to be more accommodating for human life. How fast is EM drive? ...Mars vacay on a weekend - Space shuttle powered by MICROWAVES could be the future of space travel - Powered by microwave energy delivered wirelessly to a heat exchanger Nasa's 'impossible' EM Drive propulsion DOES work - German scientists confirm viability of super-fast space travel that could slash a journey to the moon down to 4 HOURS - Here’s why scientists haven’t invented an impossible space engine - Actual peer reviewed papers aren't making "Earth to Moon in four hours" claims.

6 Beltway

Beltway

Can DC survive without burgeoning war fund budget? - How Pentagon war fund became a budget buster Washington can't resist - The Overseas Contingency Operations account, or OCO, has been tapped to fund tens of billions of dollars in programs with questionable links, or none, to wars, according to current and former U.S. officials, analysts and budget documents. Are we seriously talking about shutdowns again? - Come Sept. 30, the deal struck in December 2013 to lift the Budget Control Act caps expires -- which means sequestration is back. Harry Reid: Let's Not Wait Until the Last Minute to Avoid a Shutdown - He said Democrats’ public and private calls for a deal to bridge the massive divide between Republican spending levels and Democratic priorities have been “met with nothing but silence.” Agencies brace for looming sequestration cuts - Unless Congress acts, in less than two months, the dreaded automatic budget cuts known as sequestration are scheduled to return Senate confirms the next members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Gen. Mark Milley to be chief of staff of the Army, Adm. John Richardson to be chief of Naval Operations, and Lt. Gen. Robert Neller to be general and commandant of the Marine Corps

7 Companies / Contracts / Characters

Companies / Contracts / Characters

21 HSV Companies named to Forbes 5000 fastest growing companies - Trident, Thompson Gray, Five Stones, Appleton Learning, Monte Sano, enVention, IronMountain, ProjectXYZ, GATR, Torch, US Diagnostics, Amanda Howard, Manufacturing Technical Solutions, PeopleTec, Summit, Xarisma, nLogic, Pinnacle Solutions, Summit 7 & Trideum Aerojet reports $18.4 million quarterly profit - thanks in part to gains from a sale of surplus land in Folsom Palantir hauls in $450M in funding, valuation officially hits $20B - The news comes as a number of VC-backed companies have been out raising huge rounds of funding, instead of going public, in a phenomenon that has become known as a "private IPO." Is Lockheed Martin too big too fail? - has made itself dominant on Capitol Hill – with defense jobs in virtually every state. Qualis promotes Roderick Duke to president, BOD. - executive VP since March 2013. ManTech divests cyber business ... sort of - company is selling ManTech Cyber Solutions International to CounterTack but at the same time the company is making an equity investment in CounterTack.

8 Pictures of the Month

Pictures of the Month

NK Ejection Seat Doilies / Women Rangers / Honda S660

9 Aviation

Aviation

Report: Problems Force Delay For Sikorsky's Heavy-Lift Navy Helicopter - the CH-53K King Stallion, has had its first flight delayed by gearbox problems, the Wall Street Journal reported. The Navy is testing the fix, the report said. Avwatch, Martin Aircraft move forward to market Jetpacks in North America - The signing of the agreement builds on the strategic relationship developed between Avwatch and Martin Aircraft during the previous 12 months under an existing Letter of Intent between the parties. This next step paves the way for a future delivery of a Martin Aircraft package with 3 manned Jetpacks, 3 unmanned Jetpacks and a simulator. Suddenly, Scramjet Tech Is Everywhere - could be coming to an airport near you. Boeing and DARPA Aim for Mach 10 - XS-1 — short for “Experimental Spaceplane One” — is meant to test out a new way of quickly and cheaply launching satellites into low orbit Stratolaunch Will Soon Be the Largest Plane in the World - features two fuselages, six Pratt & Whitney jet engines, 28 landing gear wheels, and a whopping 385 foot wingspan. After 5-year boom, Boeing may sell fewer planes than it builds next year 'Dead Meat' in the Skies: F-35 Will Be Torn to Pieces by Old Fighter Jets - controversy is still simmering ….prompting the question: what if we had dropped the F-35 many years earlier?

10 International / FMS

International / FMS

What can Iran hide in 24 days? U.S., Cuba Restore Full Diplomatic Ties After Five Decades - More than a half century of Cold War and lingering enmity came to an abrupt but quiet end on Monday New US Weapons for Israel Meant to Recue Opposition to Iran Deal - Carter pledged to maintain US funding for the Israel’s Iron Dome and David’s Sling anti-ballistic missile (ABM) defense systems at a press conference in Tel Aviv Latvia to buy Stinger ground-to-air missiles from US Canada will Buy Israeli Iron Dome-like Radar Systems - The defense ministry put the cost of the 10 medium range radar systems at $187.2 million. Egypt: More F-16s on Hold - The total value could be as high as $3.2 Billion Philippines hikes defense budget 25% amid China tensions - would be used to acquire navy frigates and patrol aircraft, budget and defense officials told Agence France-Presse. Japan reveals the largest defense budget for 2016 - budget for next year will likely surpass 5 trillion yen (40.2 billion U.S. dollars) for the first time, and hit an all-time high. Despite Sanctions, Russian Defense Revenues Soaring - Russia demanding ownership of the North Pole China's Navy Drills in South China Sea - China's New Islands Are Clearly Military, U.S. Pacific Chief Says - China Conducts Live Firing Drill In Disputed South China Sea

11 Missile Defense

Missile Defense

How close can we get to a singular response to multiple warheads? Lockheed to Design Missile That Hits Multiple Warheads - “We will devise and explore the most effective solutions for destroying more than one warhead with a single interceptor, an important step in changing the cost curve for missile defense engagement,” - Missile Defense Agency eyes multiple-object kill vehicle - Contact awards to Lockheed Martin and Raytheon, announced Aug. 11, are valued at $9.7 million and $9.8 million, respectively, and call for developing prototype concepts by May 2016 SM-6 ‘Dual 1? Defeats Ballistic and Cruise Missiles on a Live Firing Test - The SM-6 was designed from the start to defeat air breathing targets such as cruise missiles, but the recent test was the first to demonstrate the modified variant's capability to defeat ballistic threat missiles in their final seconds of flight. Pentagon awards JAGM development contract - Lockheed Martin has received a USD66 million EMD contract for JAGM …The missile will be integrated onto the Apache and Viper attack helicopters while the production line is qualified Navy Restricts Use of ‘A Number’ of SM-2 Missiles Following USS The Sullivans Launch Failure - The older missiles have been restricted to “Wartime Use Only” Russia steps up demand for U.S. to drop European missile shield - urged the United States on Friday to scrap plans to station parts of a missile shield system in Europe now that Iran has reached an agreement with world powers to limit its nuclear program. Hypersonic Weapons Race Gathers Speed - what nation wouldn’t want a weapon that closes in on its target at Mach 10?

12 Cyber / Tech

Cyber / Tech

Wiped Clean? Hillary's SERVERS KEPT IN BATHROOM CLOSET... - FBI: 'Optimistic' can recover data... - "It's being turned into a partisan attack connected, unfortunately, with the continuing Republican partisanship over Benghazi, which was a great tragedy and has already been investigated from one side to the other." IRS cloud breach blooms to 330K over night ‘Hackers’ Give Orders to German Missile Battery - German-owned Patriot missiles stationed in Turkey were briefly taken over by hackers Hackers mess with 70 mph Jeep ...wait, Jeep does 70 mph?! - Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway - Fiat Chrysler hit with record $105 million fine Got a car insurance plug-in tracker? ...There's a hack for that. - Cars can be hacked by their tiny, plug-in insurance discount trackers Traders made $100 million scooping the stock market - U.S. authorities charged 32 defendants on Tuesday with stealing non-public information about corporate earnings to make more than $100 million in a case of hacking for trading advantage that officials called unprecedented in scope. Harvard Student Loses Facebook Gig for App That Shows Flaws - he launched a browser application from his dorm room that exploited privacy flaws on the company's mobile messenger. Risk Mgt Exercise: So you've shot a famous lion, the internet hates you - Now what?

13 Strange Torque

Strange Torque

Robotic Sports Will One Day Rival the NFL - The thing that ultimately matters is that the sport looks incredible on video and fans have a connection to the players Someone in the Philadelphia area destroyed this hitchhiking robot - Robots can’t rely on us. Or at least, not Philadelphians. …a Sad Commentary on America - Collapsed among trash and dead leaves, its arms ripped off and its skull and brain nowhere in sight

I haven't opened my MacBook since Windows 10 came out - Microsoft Debuts Windows 10: Why It's Being Given Away Free - Is Windows 10 really a privacy nightmare? Earbuds: just about as bad as Mom told you - Inconvenient Truth About Wearing Earbuds -…can permanently damage your ears. One million infidelity site users' data 'leaked' Man Arrested For Digging Up His Dead Dad - so the two could settle a father-son argument

14 All I know is what I read in the papers… – Will Rogers

All I know is what I read in the papers… – Will Rogers

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