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News Archive / Author: David Brown

David Brown is a commercial photographer and eight year U.S. Army veteran. He has produced imagery for the Los Angeles Times ( arrival of Space Shuttle Endeavour) the Department of the Navy (USS Enterprise) as well as numerous news and travel outlets across the United States. While serving in the military Brown studied criminal science, history, and literature at North Western University and the University of Maryland. The endeavor closest to Brown's heart is his non-profit dog and animal rescue Faces of Allowing him to bring his experience behind the camera and his love of dogs to assist the many rescue organization across the US. Together with his best friend Shutter they have rescued or assisted in the rescue of more than 1,000 dogs since 2013.

Articles By David Brown

  • Massive SLS test stand completed at Marshall

    January 13th, 2017

    NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, located in Huntsville, Alabama, recently marked the completion of major construction for Test Stand 4693, wrapping up work that began in May 2014. Engineers will now connect networks of cables, pipes, valves control systems, cameras, and other equipment needed to test the massive Space Launch System (SLS) hydrogen tank.

  • Lockheed Martin, USAF set to upgrade GPS ground support systems

    December 29th, 2016

    In Dec. 2016, Lockheed Martin, in concert with the U.S. Air Force, announced that it is ready to "proceed with software development and systems engineering to modify the existing GPS ground control system”. These modifications are designed to support the new and more capable GPS III system scheduled for launch in the Spring of 2018 replacing the existing GPS IIR, IIR-M, and IIF satellites.

  • Eulogy: Marine, astronaut, senator – The life of John Glenn

    December 9th, 2016

    Few could ever hope to achieve in three lifetimes what John Glenn has done in one. As a father, husband, patriot, Marine test pilot, astronaut, senator, and even presidential candidate, Glenn's life has been one of drive, determination, and the willingness to meet and overcome any obstacle set before him.