AFIT Students Conduct Payload Testing at Johnson Space Center
Air Force Institute of Technology students from the Graduate School of Engineering and Management's Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics recently completed testing of their flight hardware experiment in preparation for an upcoming Shuttle mission, STS-123. Final testing is now underway at AFIT, with a planned delivery of the hardware to the Kennedy Space Center later on this year for a launch on the Shuttle in February 2008.
NASIC-AFRL-AFIT Consortium Benefits Partners, Students, and Community
The Wright-Patterson MASINT Development Consortium aims to facilitate, enhance, and expand ongoing and planned Measurement and Signature Intelligence and Advanced Geospatial Intelligence activities on the base and in the Dayton area. Under its current structure, the WPMDC establishes a local-level, formal linkage between MASINT/AGI technology development, education, and user requirements.
AFIT School Smooths Pre-Deployment Requirements
AFIT's Civil Engineer and Services School coordinated with the CENTAF Services staff to combine pre-deployment preparation requirements for Services squadron commanders and superintendents. All requirements are now met via one 6-day TDY to the Services Contingency Course.
Secretary of the Air Force Addresses March 2007 AFIT Graduates
AFIT’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management held its March 2007 graduation ceremony at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The graduating class was awarded 240 master’s degrees and five doctorates. Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne, himself a 1970 AFIT graduate, delivered the commencement address.
Acquisition Leaders of Tomorrow
As a Course Director at AFIT's School of Systems and Logistics, Lt Col John Nehr instructs and mentors many of the future leaders of Air Force weapon system acquisition. From what he's observed through classroom and personal interaction, the future of our Air Force is bright.