Gen. John Hyten, the head of U.S. Strategic Command, said the nation must take risks and learn from what doesn't work, both in space and with nuclear deterrence.
U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson said she approved the order Friday setting up a new deputy chief of staff for space operations position on the Air Staff of the Air Force, with a goal of making the office operational by Aug. 1.
In 2004, Burt Rutan predicted a vibrant future for commercial suborbital spaceflight. Thirteen years after SpaceShipOne nabbed the Ansari X Prize, suborbital space tourism has yet to take off.
South America’s unique position in the world presents the opportunity to test out and develop new GEOINT capabilities, said U.S. Navy Adm. Kurt Tidd, leader of U.S. Southern Command.
WASHINGTON — By cost, Swiss startup Else is the smallest low-Earth orbit venture to have partnered with an established geostationary operator as the prevailing industry mindset shifts from skepticism to opportunit…
Scientists are increasingly interested in making use of private space capabilities, including the promise of faster and less expensive space missions, but are struggling to identify funding to make those missions possible.
Vice President Mike Pence used a ceremony announcing NASA’s latest class of astronauts June 7 to restate the administration’s plans to reestablish the National Space Council, but set no timetable for formally doing so.
The chairman of the Senate’s space subcommittee said May 16 that his committee will hold a hearing next week to hear testimony on possible updates to a 50-year-old treaty that is the cornerstone of international space law.
Space Nation, the Finnish startup seeking to pave the way for the transition of humanity into space, announced plans May 16 conduct experiments on the international space station.
As the White House prepares to release its detailed fiscal year 2018 budget request, a Maryland senator said he will fight to ensure NASA programs with local connections threatened with cuts remain funded.
The White House has not said whether it will keep the position, and there was speculation it would be replaced with a different leadership plan.
Frank DiBello said a shortage of trained workers could become the "Achilles' heel" in the state's efforts to attract space companies.