August 2005

Vol. 88, No. 8

Space Almanac 2005

Facts, figures, system profiles, budget data, and other information about the US space program.

Rescue 920

The 920th Rescue Wing at Patrick AFB, Fla., can boast of 26 combat saves” in Iraqi Freedom.”

Aerospace World

QDR Scrutinizes F/A-22 Risk The Pentagon’s Quadrennial Defense Review is considering a wide range of numbers as the buy objective for the F/A-22 Raptor, and the final call will be a figure based on “risk calculation,” acting Air Force Secretary...


Call Out the Posse “If the US government continues to shirk its responsibility, Amnesty International calls on foreign governments to uphold their obligations under international law by investigating all senior US officials involved in the torture scandal. And if those...