April 22, 2024

Pax Alums Selected for SpaceX Mission


Two US Naval Test Pilot School at NAS Pax River alums — Nicole Mann and Josh Cassada — have been selected to command and pilot NASA’s SpaceX Crew-5 mission headed to the International Space Station next year. The pair expected to fly on early missions of Boeing’s crew capsule, but instead will ride to orbit with SpaceX.

US Military Strength is Insufficient to Global Threats


The conservative Heritage Foundation’s 2015 Index of US Military Strength concludes it is insufficient given contemporary global threats; . The Navy scores strong for readiness, not capability or capacity.