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|The Lockheed C-5 Galaxy is a large, military transport aircraft built by Lockheed. It was designed to provide strategic heavy airlift over intercontinental distances and to carry outsize and oversize cargo. The C-5 Galaxy has been operated by the United States Air Force since 1969 and is one of the largest military aircraft in the world. ||04/13/2010||1,323|
|Tuesday 4th November 2003 saw the arrival of the very first Lockheed C-5A Galaxy to AMARC. The crew for this delivery flight were pilot Major Dan Hasslinger, co-pilot Major John Niakaros and flight engineers MSgt Geoff Miller and TSgt Dave Seyl from the 22nd Airlift Squadron based at Travis AFB, CA. After being drained of fuel and overnighting just outside the AMARC arrival gate at Davis Montha...||10/25/2007||661|
|The Sombrero Galaxy (also known as M104 or NGC 4594) is an unbarred spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo. It has a bright nucleus, an unusually large central bulge, and a prominent dust lane in its inclined disk. The dark dust lane and the bulge give this galaxy the appearance of a sombrero. The galaxy has an apparent magnitude of 9.0, making it a galaxy that can easily be seen with amateur...||01/10/2009||1,918|
|Hoag's Object is a non-typical galaxy of the type known as a ring galaxy. The appearance of this object has interested amateur astronomers as much as its uncommon structure has fascinated professionals. The galaxy was discovered in 1950 by astronomer Arthur Allen Hoag who identified it as either a planetary nebula or a peculiar galaxy.|
|At 6:30 a.m. at Monday, a C-5 military transporter crashed in an emergency landing at Dover AFB. No one onboard was killed, but several injured. This is the 7th crash of this airplane type.||04/04/2006||2,283|
|Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems Company (LMASC), an operating unit of Lockheed Martin Corporation, located outside Atlanta in Marietta, Georgia, is home for the F-22 Raptor air dominance fighter and the C-130J Hercules, an advanced version of the world's most respected airlifter for military and humanitarian missions.|
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|Lockheed Martin recently began modifying a Northrop Grumman-owned BAC 1-11 aircraft to prepare it for the Joint Strike Flight (JSF) flight test program in which it will serve as a flying test bed for prototype multisensor JSF avionics. Integrating the avionics systems on a flying test bed will reduce the need for sensor flights during the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the p...||09/26/2007||671|
|The Lockheed Martin C-130J "Super" Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft. The C-130J is a comprehensive update of the venerable Lockheed C-130 Hercules, with new engines, flight deck, and other systems. The Hercules family has the longest continuous production run of any military aircraft in history. During more than 50 years of service, the family has participated in ...||08/29/2010||302|
|C-130J-30 - Variant with 15 ft (4.6 m) longer fuselage|
The Lockheed Martin C-130J "Super" Hercules is an American four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft. The C-130J is a comprehensive update of the venerable Lockheed C-130 Hercules, with new engines, flight deck, and other systems. The Hercules family has the longest continuous production run of any military aircraft i...
|The Hubble telescope has snapped this remarkable view of a perfectly "edge-on" galaxy, NGC 4013. This new Hubble picture reveals with exquisite detail huge clouds of dust and gas extending along, as well as far above, the galaxy's main disk. NGC 4013 is a spiral galaxy, similar to our Milky Way, lying some 55 million light-years from Earth in the direction of the constellation Ursa Ma...||01/10/2009||1,189|
|Scientists using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have measured the age of what may be the youngest galaxy ever seen in the universe. By cosmological standards it is a mere toddler seemingly out of place among the grown-up galaxies around it. Called I Zwicky 18, it may be as young as 500 million years old (so recent an epoch that complex life had already begun to appear on Earth). Our Milky Way ga...||01/10/2009||462|
|The Whirlpool Galaxy M51|
located at a distance of approximately 23 million light-years in the constellation Canes Venatici.