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  • Youngsters ‘Reach for the Stars’ in rocket launch event

    Several area children recently participated in an event at Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma intended to launch their interest in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.The annual Reach for the Stars Rocket Competition took place over two days last month.During the event, which was

  • Burgett looks to grow Arnold Air Force Base STEM program

    Julia Burgett remembers racing the cheetah.An enduring exhibit at the Hands-On Science Center in Tullahoma – and Burgett’s personal favorite – simulates the speeds of several animals, including the speedy squirrel, zippy rabbit, deceptively fast elephant and, of course, lightning-quick cheetah. A

  • Area youth show off their engineering skills in rocket launch competition

    Area students ages 10 to 18 competed in the annual Reach for the Stars competition, hosted by the Hands-on Science Center, or HOSC, in Tullahoma last month. The participants built their rockets Aug. 21, but due to rain, the launching portion was postponed until Sept. 12. Members of the Tennessee

  • Area students take to the skies as part of Fly to Learn course this summer

    Students from Coffee County Middle School in Manchester and West Middle School in Tullahoma participated in a 10-week flight course, which concluded in August with glider flights with pilots from the Eagleville Soaring Club.During these 10 weeks, 11 students took part in a Science, Technology,

  • 586 FLTS testing software management program for aircraft

    The Arnold Engineering Development Complex 586th Flight Test Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base is conducting a test program to evaluate potential for the platform Kubernetes to be used in operational aircraft.Kubernetes, according to, is an “open-source system for automating

  • Faster, smarter: virtual hiring fair recruits STEM talent

    In conjunction with the Air Force Personnel Center, the Air Force Materiel Command held a virtual hiring fair April 23, to fill open science, technology, engineering and mathematics positions across the command. This was the third virtual hiring event held by AFMC over the past year, part of an

  • Students collaborate, create, compete as part of Engineers Week

    Students from all over middle Tennessee participated in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics activities during National Engineers Week. Held Feb. 16-22, many Arnold Engineering Development Complex engineers and other volunteers assisted with the local events that took place throughout

  • 2020 Engineers Week activities announced

    Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers, this year’s National Engineers Week runs Feb. 16-22.As part of Engineers Week, or EWeek, many AEDC engineers and other volunteers from Arnold Air Force Base assist with local science, technology, engineering and mathematics activities during